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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(13); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051302.

Does the Modern Jury Represent a Successful Exercise in Democracy?


Yingxi Liu

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Yingxi Liu

College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law School, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, the United Kingdom


This essay will analyze how the modern jury manifests democracy, so as to achieve coordination and complementarity among direct democracy, representative democracy and deliberated democracy. It also recognizes that in practice, the jurors’ jurisdiction and non-professionalism pose challenges to democracy and justice. However, through the modernization and improvement of the jury system, these threats are still under control. More importantly, before the emergence of the new effective system, it was still an irreplaceable medium for democratic practice in modern society, so it is successful.


Modern jury, Ddemocracy, Judicial and political value

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Yingxi Liu. Does the Modern Jury Represent a Successful Exercise in Democracy? Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 13: 4-8. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051302.


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