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Role of the jury and the defense

Every person is presumed fit to stand trial. Watch Judge O' Connell's video to learn when this presumption shifts to a person's unfitness.

Under Indian law, whether an accused is unfit to stand trial or not is a judicial determination, but what changes when in addition to the judge, there is a jury involved in trials? Watch this video and reflect on the differences in practice in India and Victoria, Australia and design for yourself a system with a meaningful fitness inquiry taking elements from both systems of law.

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