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Unformatted text preview: them to take. On-the-job-experience is considered important. • In 1995, only 5% of the PRC’s judges had a four-year college degree of any sort. • By 2002, only 10% of judges had college degrees in law. • Non-legally trained judges include demobilized soldiers, former clerks, and even taxi drivers. • Judges’ salaries and social status is quite low. E. The Lack of Basic Elements of the Judicial System • Basic elements like the presumption of innocence for the accused are not well established, and decisions are made much more quickly and with fewer opportunities for review....
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course POLC 3020 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '10 term at Tulane.
- Fall '10