The American jury system /

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Main Author: Jonakait, Randolph N
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2003
Series:Contemporary law series
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-330) and index 
505 0 |a Overview -- Checking abuses of power -- Hammering out facts -- Juries and community values -- Abide the issue -- Jury size and jury performance -- Unanimity and hung juries -- The vicinage -- The most diverse of our democratic bodies -- Challenges for cause -- Preemptory challenges -- "Scientific" jury selection -- The adversary system -- Presentation of evidence -- Instructions -- Jury verdicts and the primacy of evidence -- Jury trials of complex cases -- Jury nullification -- The finality of verdicts -- Reform 
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