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  • Queenielyn Caballero Japan Weaknesses of the Adversary System Little attempt to discover the truth of legal proceedings. High costs as a result of the necessity of legal representation. Great reliance on oral testimony. Adjudicator is too inactive during trial proceedings. Excessive length and complexity of adversary trials. Delays in getting matters to court.
    2015-03-18 14:03:28

  • Joseph Simbwa Uganda what are the weaknesses of adversary system
    2015-03-12 09:03:53

  • Joseph Simbwa Uganda Weaknesses of the Adversary System Little attempt to discover the truth of legal proceedings. High costs as a result of the necessity of legal representation. Great reliance on oral testimony. Adjudicator is too inactive during trial proceedings. Excessive length and complexity of adversary trials. Delays in getting matters to court.
    2015-03-12 09:03:12

  • Rebecca Hudson Australia Has there ever been any attempt to make costing affordable for persons who would like to have justice served but cannot afford it?
    2015-03-06 03:03:59

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes pro-bono system can be of importance
      2015-03-12 09:03:05
  • Primrose Chase Bahamas Has there ever been any attempt to make costing affordable for persons who would like to have justice served but cannot afford it?
    2015-03-03 21:03:10

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes in uganda the Uganda Law Society has the department of legal Aid Project
      2015-03-12 09:03:09
  • Primrose Chase Bahamas There are weaknesses in the Adversary trial system that in some respect do not show fairness, access , time and value.
    2015-03-03 21:03:07

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes
      2015-03-12 09:03:29
  • priyanka priyanka India the system is similar to panchayat system and there are extreme chances of partiality.
    2015-02-03 15:02:07

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda High costs as a result of the necessity of legal representation AND Great reliance on oral testimony .
      2015-03-12 09:03:46
  • Primrose Chase Bahamas Going back to fairness, access, value and time if for example; delays in getting matters into the court which has to do with fairness and access and when attempt to discover the truth of legal proceedings and the reliance of the witness is to long during trial period these are all contributing issues that weakens the trial system
    2015-02-02 21:02:40

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes
      2015-03-12 09:03:35
  • Amro Selim Egypt And opens the door for oral argument and away from the legal documents.
    2015-02-02 21:02:08

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes
      2015-03-12 09:03:58
  • Rk Sharma India Weaknesses of the Adversary System Little attempt to discover the truth of legal proceedings. High costs as a result of the necessity of legal representation. Great reliance on oral testimony. Adjudicator is too inactive during trial proceedings. Excessive length and complexity of adversary trials. Delays in getting matters to court.
    2014-12-24 05:12:09

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda i agree
      2015-03-12 09:03:25
  • Charmaine Webber Australia The adversary system is slow which means that too many people are denied justice for too long because the adversary system tends to lengthen the trial process. Justice delayed is justice denied! This system is expensive. The adversary nature of our trial system also requires litigants to have legal representation. The high cost of legal advice and legal representation can seriously hinder those who cannot afford it. High costs may prevent some people from enforcing rights they may have or it may force them to economise on the presentation of their case. As such, the adversary system tends to favour those who can afford better legal representation. Some parties may be disadvantaged by not being able to afford legal representation, or by hiring lawyers with inferior courtroom skills. This may mean that vital evidence which needs to be drawn out by questioning may not be revealed in the trial and as such, the truth may not always emerge.
    2014-12-14 07:12:08

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda Justice delayed is justice denied ,trials have to be expedited in a limited time in order not to loose value
      2015-03-12 09:03:57
  • Samuel Olorunfemi Obayemi Nigeria Good points
    2014-12-02 12:12:02

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda excellent
      2015-03-12 09:03:16
  • Sione Siotonu Fakahua Tonga Very little to discover the truth of legal proceedings.Its cost alot the result of necessity of legal representation.
    2014-11-24 09:11:36

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda the more the proceedings delay the costly it becomes
      2015-03-12 10:03:15
  • Nöelle Linehan Ireland Little attempts has been made to discover the truth about trials, high costs may occur for either party for legal representation and delays cases to be heard.
    2014-11-08 21:11:19

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda The adversary trial system requires modern modifications
      2015-03-12 10:03:52
  • mohammed alduboni Jordan All types of justice have weaknesses but still it's small to mention and fixable
    2014-10-26 21:10:00

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes
      2015-03-12 10:03:58
  • John Obot Nigeria WHAT WEAKNESS ARE THERE IN ADVERSARY TRIAL SYSTEM?
    2014-10-15 14:10:13

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda Weaknesses of the Adversary System Little attempt to discover the truth of legal proceedings. High costs as a result of the necessity of legal representation. Great reliance on oral testimony. Adjudicator is too inactive during trial proceedings. Excessive length and complexity of adversary trials. Delays in getting matters to court.
      2015-03-12 10:03:06
  • Tyisha Jiles United States of America How can the weaknesses of the adversary system be improved?
    2014-09-04 02:09:26

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda by modifications in the system
      2015-03-12 10:03:38
  • Zachary Bashore United States of America What are some weaknesses of the adversary system?
    2014-08-20 16:08:33

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda Weaknesses of the Adversary System Little attempt to discover the truth of legal proceedings. High costs as a result of the necessity of legal representation. Great reliance on oral testimony. Adjudicator is too inactive during trial proceedings. Excessive length and complexity of adversary trials. Delays in getting matters to court.
      2015-03-12 10:03:51
  • Awuni Apuko Peter Ghana How can this limitation be corrected
    2014-08-08 16:08:40

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda by putting in a law which regulate the functioning of the system?
      2015-03-12 10:03:08
  • Gabriel Nathan Singapore Can the Adversary trial system be conducted in the best interest of both parties ?
    2014-07-25 10:07:20

    • Joseph Simbwa Uganda yes
      2015-03-12 10:03:29
    • Awuni Apuko Peter Ghana It belief system has been designed for that purpose, however the expertise of the representative is critical
      2014-08-08 16:08:05
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