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Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

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Cover of The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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The Jury


ISBN13: 004407
ISBN: 004407
Previous Edition ISBN: 004406
Published: March 1971
Publisher: Pelican Books
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1968)
Price: Out of print



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This widely acclaimed analysis of the merits and demerits of the jury for making judicial decisions considers their selection, their complex interplay with court practices and , judges, their role in the criminal courts and their attitudes and activities in particular kinds of prosecution.

Many other aspects of the institution are analysed and Mr Cornish's book, in drawing on all possible research and in stating and dissecting every line of argument, marks a. turning point in professional and public debate

Twelve years ago Lord Devlin wrote so good a book on the jury that there seemed no room for another. Yet Mr Cornish has produced one equally important. Devlin was the judge's viewpoint, Cornish is that of the academic lawyer and social scientist .... Penguins have once again brought off a legal coup; an original, controversial and topical work which will appeal both to lawyers and the general public'
Harry Street in the Law Quarterly Review