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Title: LAYMAN IN COURT - A BIBLIOGRAPHY
Author(s): M JOUTSEN
Corporate Author: National Research Institute of Legal Policy
Finland
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 64
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Research Institute of Legal Policy
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: Finland
Annotation: PUBLICATIONS WHICH ADDRESS THE PARTICIPATION OF LAYMEN IN COURT PROCEEDINGS ARE LISTED IN A BIBLIOGRAPHY THAT INCLUDES SOURCES FROM EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES.
Abstract: A PROPOSAL TO INCREASE THE ROLE OF LAYMEN IN COURT PROCEEDINGS HAS PROMPTED THE COMPILATION OF A BIBLIOGRAPHY DRAWN MAINLY FROM LIBRARIES IN SCANDINAVIA AND THE UNITED STATES. MANY PUBLICATIONS ON THE JURY WERE INCLUDED BECAUSE THEY ARE APPLICABLE TO THE USE OF LAY MAGISTRATES. COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING IN THE SURVEY INCLUDE CHINA, INDIA, SEVERAL AFRICAN AND LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES, AND MOST EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY IS DIVIDED INTO COMMON LAW AND CONTINENTAL LAW COUNTRIES WITH ENTRIES LISTED ACCORDING TO INDIVIDUAL COUNTRIES. LISTINGS ARE IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE COUNTRY; THEY INCLUDE PAGINATION AND PUBLICATION DATE. FEW GENERAL TEXTBOOKS ON PROCEDURAL LAW HAVE BEEN INCLUDED. (RFC)
Index Term(s): Lay representation; Pro se defense; Scandinavia; United States of America; Worldwide
Note: RESEARCH REPORT N 21
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