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...y of Sydney said that this is because “judges were less likely to be guided by their emotions.” Juries balance the rights of victims and society to a great extent. However, they are ineffective in balancing the rights of the offender as juries can be biased which violate the offender’s rights to have a fair trial.
In conclusion, the law balances the rights of victims, offenders and society to a certain extent in the criminal trial process. The use of evidence and witnesses in the criminal trial process balances the rights of victims but does not balance the right offenders. Charge negotiations are resource efficient and effective in balancing the rights of victims and society in terms of criminal convictions. Juries uphold the rights of victims and society to a great extent; however, they are ineffective in balancing the rights of the offender as they can be biased.
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