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Re: [dvd-discuss] New date for Jon's trial

Mikael Pawlo wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, Richard Hartman wrote:
>>Interesting, the concept of including lay assessors
>>on the panel.


> I am not sure how it works in Norway, but in Sweden they are elected for
> four year terms by local representative councils.

The Norwegian system is similar.

Lay assessors are obligatory in criminal cases in the lower norwegian
courts - byrett and herredsrett. There are normally two lay assessors
and one judge.