Juries

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  • Created on: 10-05-16 07:40
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  • Jury
    • Receive summons
      • Completely random
        • Based on electoral register
          • Juries act
            • Court official chooses 15 people
              • 12 are chosen from the group and must be sworn in.
    • Qualification
      • 18-70
      • Electoral register
      • Resident in UK for at least 5 years
      • Disqualification
        • On Bail
        • Served 5 years in prison
        • Defferal
          • Exams
          • Operation
          • Pre-booked holiday
    • Vetting and challenging
      • Criminal records bureau check
      • Authorised jury check
      • Challenges
        • To a individual juror
          • Police
            • Conflict of interest
        • Array
          • Jury is unrepresentative
    • Role
      • D tried by equals
        • Unanimous verdict
          • Listen to evidence
            • Secret discussion to come to verdict
    • Disadvantages
      • Don't give reason for verdict
      • Don't represent to public
      • Lack of ability
      • Media influence
    • Advantages
      • Public confidence
      • Elimination of bias
      • Fairness

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