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Lay Adjudication around the World  

Marijke Malsch

Lay adjudication is a widely discussed topic in the present-day debate on legal systems. Around the world, a large variety of types of lay adjudication exists. Almost all countries make ... More

Prosecution in France  

Jacqueline Hodgson and Laurène Soubise

This essay examines the increasingly ambivalent role and status of the French prosecutor, theprocureur. As a judicial officer (magistrat), she is required to act in and to uphold the ... More

Public Prosecution in Japan  

John O. Haley

This article discusses the role of public prosecution in Japan’s exemplary record of crime prevention. It begins with an overview of the tripartite process of public prosecution in Japan ... More