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05.10.2016

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Queensland Government standing firm against deaf jurors MP3

There's been widespread anger among deaf people after the High Court rejected an appeal to allow them to serve on Queensland juries. The case was brought by a woman who argued she'd been discriminated against when excluded from a Queensland jury. Deaf jurors serve in the United States and New Zealand and several independent reports have previously recommended legislative change to allow deaf jurors in Australia. But ... Source: abc.net.au

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