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Vol 24 No 2 Feb/March 2019

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ISBN13: 9781869412982
ISBN: 1869412982
Published: August 1998
Publisher: Random House New Zealand Ltd
Country of Publication: New Zealand
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This text provides a behind-the-scenes view of jury cases in New Zealand. The author looks closely at evidence presented at certain eminent trials that caused the specific juries problems. He talks to the people involved in the trials, and to lawyers about these cases and about the jury system.

General Interest
Going into the unknown - the hidden life of juries; serious corrective treatment - Plumney-Walker and the calls for jury reform; a thousand million pieces - the puzzle of Professor Lloyd; almost as bad as you can get - the three-trial ordeal of John Barlow and the Thomas family; your babies are dying on me - the baby-sitting deaths of Samantha and Emma Wales; anybody could say that - the sex problem; this is a political situation and it really hurts - celebrity juries and the O.J. factor; a jury you can work with - making and managing the jury; are you all agreed? - deliberations.