As an extra-legal factor stereotypes can undermine fairness.
UQx Crime101x The Psychology of Criminal Justice
Stereotypes can undermine the fairness of criminal trials, but research can help us understand and counter the effect of stereotypes through law reform.
Canadians may spend days or weeks serving as jurors, but most provinces offer scant compensation.
Provincial governments are making moves to increase the minimum wage for its citizens. But when will jurors get compensated fairly?
Full-body projection of a witness on glass.
Augmented reality and holographic projections could hold benefits for victims testifying against sexual assault.
Some can serve, some can’t.
A recent Australian high court case has highlighted a problem that also exists in UK and Ireland.
Using a robotic video camera to digitally recreate a crime scene could give juries greater insight without the logistical nightmare and potential bias of a physical visit.
A debate has erupted over the recent sentencing in the Stanford sexual assault case, with questions being asked over the judge's bias, but could the same be said of jurors in other rape cases?