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Reviving the Criminal Jury in Japan

Lester W. Kiss

in World Jury Systems

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter analyzes whether the readoption of criminal jury trials in present-day Japan would be feasible from cultural, societal, and legal viewpoints in light of Japan's prior experience with a ... More


A Government Capable of Saying No: Salaries as a Reaction against Customer Service

Nicholas R. Parrillo

in Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300176582
eISBN:
9780300187304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176582.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter documents how a pattern of reciprocity between officers and service recipients persisted, and in some cases intensified, in several areas of government from the mid-1800s to the early ... More


. Lay Activism

Samuel G. London

in Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732726
eISBN:
9781604732856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732726.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the involvement of black Adventist laypersons in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on the efforts of Frank W. Hale Jr., Alfonzo Greene Sr., and Terrance ... More


Simplifying Legal Language*

Rabeea Assy

in Injustice in Person: The Right to Self-Representation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199687442
eISBN:
9780191767104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687442.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Complaints about complexity are as old as the law itself, and technical language is often blamed for baffling and excluding the layperson. So can self-representation be made more useful by providing ... More


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