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Who Judges?: Designing Jury Systems in Japan, East Asia, and Europe

@inproceedings{Kage2017WhoJD,
  title={Who Judges?: Designing Jury Systems in Japan, East Asia, and Europe},
  author={R. Kage},
  year={2017}
}
  • R. Kage
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
The delivery of justice is a core function of the modern state. The recent introduction of jury/lay judge systems for criminal trials in Japan, South Korea, Spain, and perhaps soon Taiwan represents a potentially major reform of this core function, shifting decision making authority from professional judges to ordinary citizens. But the four countries chose to empower their citizens to markedly different degrees. Why? Who Judges? is the first book to offer a systematic account for why different… Expand
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