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How does the jury system work in our country?

Being centuries old, the jury system is a well-known and integral part of the adversarial system in England and Wales. 

In this article for LexisNexis Corporate Crime analysis, Liam Lane considers how the jury system works in our country, its pros and cons, what could be done to improve it, the alternative systems in other countries and how much confidence there is in our jury system.

He also reviews its origins and its intricacies, what offences can be tried by a jury, who is eligible to serve as a juror and what role a jury plays.

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