publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Common Law and Un-common Sense

Ballard, Roger;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
This paper examines the practical and conceptual differences which arise when juries are invited to apply their common sense in assessing reasonable behaviour in the midst of an ethnically plural society. The author explores the conundrums which the increasing salience of ethnic pluralism has now begun to pose in legal terms, most especially with respect to organisation of system for the equitable administration and delivery of justice in the context of an increasingly heterogeneous society. The paper further analyses the challenges which ethnic pluralism offers to the administration of social policy in general. The author has acted as an expert witness in a wid...
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free text keywords: 340, Law, other countries [L20], Law [T26]
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Common Law and Un-common Sense

Ballard, Roger;