The American jury system /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jonakait, Randolph N
Format: Book
Published: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2003
Series:Contemporary law series
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Table of Contents:
  • 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