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Juries to decide fate of ex officials in Georgia

By | January 10th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgia is to use juries in trials concerning crimes committed by officials, including abuse of powers. The initiative comes from the Prosecutor’s Office and was picked up by the Justice Ministry, which has prepared a draft bill and presented […]

Guarantees of Impartiality for Georgian Juries

By | November 21st, 2011|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

Nowadays, in Georgia jury trials are the hot topic. The first ever jury trial in Georgian legal history has returned a guilty verdict in an aggravated murder case in Tbilisi City Court. Even this first practice with jury trials has revealed some legislative flaws relating to outside influence on the jury, which most definitely comes from [...]