AS Law - Juries - Jury Vetting

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Jury vetting is a process by which the Crown checks the background of potential jurors to see if they are eligible to decide particular cases. It is necessary to ensure that jury members are not likely to divulge any information from a sensitive trial or that jurors with extreme political views cannot have the opportunity to express those views in a situation where it may influence the outcome of a case. Due to those reasons the there are two types of vetting: Police Checks and Political Vetting.

Police Checks

This type of vetting uses the Criminal Records Bureau…


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Detailed notes, explaining the process of jury vetting - incredibly important area when describing selection of a jury.

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