The missing American jury : restoring the fundamental constitutional role of the criminal, civil, and grand juries /

"Criminal, civil, and grand juries have disappeared from the American legal system. Over time, despite their significant presence in the Constitution, juries have been robbed of their power by the federal government and the states. For example, leveraging harsher criminal penalties, executive o...

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Main Author: Thomas, Suja A.
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016
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Table of Contents:
  • The missing American jury: an introduction
  • The fall of the criminal, civil, and grand juries and the rise of the executive, the legislature, the judiciary, and the states
  • The missing branch
  • Interpreting jury authority
  • Restoring the jury
  • Beyond the constitution: affirming a role for lay jurors in America's government and world-wide
  • A branch among equals in American democracy: a conclusion