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Are Alice Springs juries discriminatory?

Sep 23, 2010 | Discuss

Lawyers for two indigenous men accused of murder before the full bench of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory are challenging the jury system. The lawyers  say juries do not reflect the community because they lack proper indigenous representation. On Tuesday, Jon Tippett QC raised questions about jury selection processes based on criminal history checks. Today, the defence lawyers have questioned whether or not enough is done to ensure Indigenous people receive their jury notices consi...Read more