Sustainable Juries: Thinking Outside Peer Jury Criminal Trials

Anthony Gray, Eola Barnett

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This article considers alternatives to the use of peers in juries in criminal trials. Though there are strong historical reasons for this, the growth in the complexity of evidence suggests that, with respect to members of the jury, they may not always be able to understand complex evidence. In some cases at least, technical experts may be called for to assist in decision making.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-38
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Judicial Administration
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


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