You be the judge! Do citizen juries work in the Australian context?

Emeritus Professor Janette Hartz-Karp, Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop AC, The Hon Jay Weatherill AO

Electoral Regulation Research Network WA seminar

Wednesday 8 June 2022

You be the judge! Do citizen juries work in the Australian context?

Recording

You be the judge! Do citizen juries work in the Australian context?

Presenters:

  • Emeritus Professor Janette Hartz-Karp
  • Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop AC
  • The Hon Jay Weatherill AO

Chair: 

  • Associate Professor Ron Levy

About the talk

Citizen juries provide an opportunity to get a representative group of citizens involved in participatory decision-making at the grassroots level.  E/Prof Hartz-Karp will discuss the phenomenon of citizen juries and the concept’s development in the Australian context. E/Professor Geoff Gallop AC will speak to his engagement with the concept through the New Democracy Foundation and the Hon Jay Weatherill AO will reflect on his experience in overseeing a major citizen jury initiative in South Australia.