I think the buzz among the public when the lay judge system started has faded. To raise awareness of their participation, things they must not make public should be clearly defined to foster an atmosphere in which they feel positive about sharing their experiences.

Prof Akira Goto of Hitotsubashi University, a criminal law expert. (Yomiuri Shimbun)

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