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Judges manipulating rules

Title
Judges manipulating rules
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1981
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Duration
00:03:41
Description
Interview on court cases where judges are manipulating their discretion to persuade people to plead guilty and not elect trial by jury to reduce legal aid payouts and the financial effect this is having on defendants. Male speaker and interviewer not identified.
Contributors
None Identified
Keywords
Legal procedure; Corruption; Legal systems; Jury system; Trial by jury; Civil and political rights; Judges; Legal aid

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