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Ethnic bias in jury selection in Australia and New Zealand

Israel, M.ORCID: 0000-0002-1263-8699 (1998) Ethnic bias in jury selection in Australia and New Zealand. International Journal of the Sociology of Law, 26 (1). pp. 35-54.

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Juries are a significant feature of many of the common law jurisdictions where an adversarial system, proof beyond reasonable doubt and cross-examination form the basis for adjudication. Although cases tried by jury represent merely the tip of the iceberg of justice, generally being used only in serious criminal cases where the defendant pleads not guilty, juries act as a symbol of the integrity and fairness of the process of criminal justice in these countries…

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Elsevier
Copyright: © 1998 Academic Press.
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