Trial by jury : time for a re-evaluation.

Davis, Feargal (2007) Trial by jury : time for a re-evaluation. Alternative Law Journal, 32. pp. 86-90. ISSN 1037-969X

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Trial by jury for federal offences appears to be guaranteed by s 80 of the Constitution. Case law, however, leads to the conclusion that this guarantee is far from watertight. As Australia adopts more and more anti-terrorism legislation, two questions must be addressed: can the right to trial by jury be constitutionally interfered with; and how important is it anyway? As an Irish scholar working in the UK and visiting Australia I have decided to tackle these questions.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Alternative Law Journal
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/k1
Departments: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Law School
ID Code: 27980
Deposited By: Dr Fergal F. Davis
Deposited On: 28 Oct 2009 13:29
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2019 23:38

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