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World Jury Systems

Neil Vidmar


The jury system that evolved in England, and rightfully viewed as a milestone in the development of modern notions of procedural justice, was seen as a ‘right of Englishmen’ and transported to its colonies around the world. Although use of the civil jury has diminished, at the beginning of 21st century, the criminal jury continues to play an important role in the justice systems of more than fifty countries and territories around the world. This book details the jury systems of Australia, England, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, Scotland, and the United State ... More

Keywords: procedural justice, civil jury, criminal jury, Australia, England, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198298564
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Neil Vidmar, editor
Duke University