Mockery and the right to trial by jury

Gray, Anthony (2006) Mockery and the right to trial by jury. Queensland University of Technology Law and Justice Journal, 6 (1). pp. 66-88. ISSN 1445-6230

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Abstract

This article considers the historical background of the right to trial by jury in England, the United States and Australia in the context of the High Court's narrow interpretation given to s80 of the Commonwealth Constitution, which ostensibly provides some guarantee of the right to trial by jury. As interpreted by the High Court, the section does not have the scope which its importance and historical context might suggest it should.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: The original article has been published in the QUT Law and Justice Journal 2006, 6(1), 66-88. The article as it appears at that site is the only authorised version of this article. The copyright in the print and electronic appearance of the article are held by QUT and the copyright in the content of the article is held by the author.
Depositing User: Dr Anthony Gray
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Law
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:58
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:42
Uncontrolled Keywords: constitutional law, trial by jury, trial rights
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180199 Law not elsewhere classified
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180108 Constitutional Law
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2162

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