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This project examines the role of the jury in civil trials, with particular reference to the circumstances when a trial judge or the Court of Appeal may intervene and review jury awards. The report makes a number of recommendations to modify the jurisdiction of a trial judge and the Court of Appeal.

Keywords: civil; jury; award; verdict; jurisdiction; trial; instruction;
appeal; additur; remittitur; damages; quantum; judicial review; mistrial;
perverse; court; appellate; judge; liability; damage; apportionment;
variation; redirection