The Origins Of Adversary Criminal Trial

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The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which now typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, was developed in England in the 18th century. This text shows how and why lawyers were able to capture the trial.

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20 (Stephen, A History ofthe CriminalLaw ofEngland). 43 Baker, 'Criminal Courts
and Procedure at Common Law 1550-1800', p. 35; Cockburn, 'Introduction', pp.
66, 105. However, Langbein noted how the rapidity of trials, and their being the
single opportunity to lay the mitigating circumstances, was a disincentive for plea
bargaining (John H. Langbein, The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial, Oxford
Studies in Modern Legal History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003), pp. 19-
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It is, therefore, permissible to conclude, as Langbein does,15 that while the rules
of evidence are not the product ofjury trial, they are undoubtedly the product of
the common law system of adversarial trial, ofwhich jury trial is an important part.
We now turn to an overview of the major rules of evidence ... 15 See J. H.
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122. Joëlle Guillais, Crimes of Passion: Dramas of Private Life in Nineteenth
Century France, trans. Jane Dunnet (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1986), p. 12.
Katherine Fischer Taylor, In the Theater of Criminal Justice: The Palais de Justice
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LANGBEIN, JOHN H. The origins of adversary criminal trial. (Oxford studies in
modern legal history) 362p 2003 Oxford University Press I. Criminal procedure —
Great Britain 2. Adversary system (Law) 3. Law — Great Britain — History ISBN 0-
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(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000); though, as we shall see, legal scholars
like John Langbein, The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial (Oxford: Oxford
University Press, 2003); Markus Dirk Dubber, The Police Power (New York: ...
now' (1996) 16 Legal Studies 232; 'Comparative Legal Studies and Commitment
to Theory' (1995) 58 Modern Law Review 262; and Lucia Zedner, 'In Pursuit of
the Vernacular: Comparing Law and Order Discourse in Britain and Germany' (
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