It's Broke so Let's Fix it: Using a Quasi-Inquisitorial Approach to Limit the Impact of Bias in the American Criminal Justice System
32 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2006
This article examines the Italian Code of Criminal Procedure (Codice di procedura penale) as a theoretical model for transformation of the U.S. accusatorial system of justice. Specifically, the article systematically analyzes how the goals of impartiality and fairness might be more aptly promoted through the adoption of a quasi-inquisitorial system of justice in the U.S.
Keywords: inquisitorial, accusatorial, justice, fairness, criminal procedure
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