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Juries in the 21st Century

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ISBN13: 9781862878945
Published: November 2012
Publisher: The Federation Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99



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The common law jury system is a prime example of a traditional legal institution that is not only benefitting from technological advances but is struggling to keep up with the demands that technology is placing on it.

Some commentators are concerned that the integrity of the common law jury system is under severe threat from the impact of new technology. Some jurisdictions have introduced laws in an effort to limit the intrusion of technology into the jury trial, but with little effect.

This book explores how technology is impacting upon the common law jury trial. Horan identifies and discusses how technology is impacting on the contemporary common law jury system, provides jury law practitioners with insights on how they might utilise these new conditions to their benefit and suggests paths for jury law reform in a digital age.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , General Interest, Australia
Contents:
Introduction - Juries in the 21st Century
Who are the Jurors - How are they selected and what are their capabilities?
Do Jurors Cope with the Complexity of Contemporary Trials?
Juror Comprehension Research - What jurors do well, what they struggle with and what they want assistance with Expert Evidence: Science and Technology in the Courtroom
The Detective Juror
Prejudicial Publicity and the Jury
Jury Communication in the Twenty-First Century
Index