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Law
Course
LAWS 1000
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All Professors
Semester
Winter

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stMarch 1 2013Law Lecture Key Legal Players III JuriesJuries in common lawJuries can be inefficient and cumbersome Were meant to be a standin for the communityJury deliberations are kept secretJury selection in Canada selected from a pool of jurors lawyers get a number of challenges when selecting jurors Issues over how representative juries areJuries are important as it shows that the legal system accepts that the state doesnt always represent the community Juries can disregard the law jury nullification they are not bound to follow the law in the trialThis is a critical power of the jury considered a check on the stateHistory of nullificationBushne
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