Individual Participation in the Legal System
Some democratic states give individuals the opportunity to engage in the legal system as volunteers. The involvement of people who are not legal professionals in court proceedings is intended to open up different perspectives on the process and the ruling. This can be done by appointing jurors or lay judges. It is of the utmost importance to observe certain basic principles in this context. The following paper examines the various models and the advantages and disadvantages of these structures in more detail.
This topic is discussed more in detail in our full article. Unfortunately, it is available only in Arabic.