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The Effectiveness of the Jury System in Australia

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To what extent has the jury system been effective in the criminal justice system in achieving justice for individuals and society?

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Law Government Juries Criminal Procedure Legal procedure Jury Criminal law Juries in England and Wales Juror misconduct Trial by jury in Scotland 12 Angry Men Right to a fair trial
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Law Government Juries Criminal Procedure Legal procedure Jury Criminal law Juries in England and Wales Juror misconduct Trial by jury in Scotland 12 Angry Men Right to a fair trial
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The trial system as its self is an expensive, time-consuming and complex process. Regular unqualified people determining someone’s innocence seems absurd because they don’t have any expertise in evaluating what evidence and testimonies presented to them are actually relevant. Jury members are more vulnerable to being influenced by powerful arguments so they have a greater possibility in forgetting the actual facts. Sometimes jury members also let their own opinions impact their decision that might lead to a bias verdict. Jurors might also feel compelled to get others to agree with them by bullying or threatening because they believe in their own opinion so strongly or out of just sheer boredom of having to be part of the trial for such a long time. ...
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