The Jury System in Contemporary Ireland: In the Shadow of a Troubled Past

  title={The Jury System in Contemporary Ireland: In the Shadow of a Troubled Past},
  author={John D. Jackson and Katie Quinn and Tom O’Malley},
  journal={Law and contemporary problems},
One of the aims of this symposium is to demonstrate how the jury system has managed to adapt and survive in a range of very different legal and political environments. In one respect, the survival of the jury in a country that has long been riddled with political upheaval, violence, and division may be viewed as a powerful symbol of the triumph of an institution that has endured throughout the years as a living testament to the adaptability of the common law tradition with which the jury system… 
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