Skip to main content alibris logo

The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform

by ,

Write The First Customer Review
The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform - Bornstein, Brian H, and Greene, Edie
Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

Although the jury is often referred to as one of the bulwarks of the American justice system, it regularly comes under attack. Recent changes to trial procedures, such as reducing jury size, allowing non-unanimous verdicts, and rewriting jury instructions in plain English, were designed to promote greater efficiency and adherence to the law. Other changes, such as capping damages and replacing jurors with judges as arbiters in complex trials, seem designed to restrict the role of laypeople in trial outcomes. Whether these ...

loading
The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190201340

Trade paperback