The American Jury System

Author: Randolph N. Jonakait
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300129403
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Randolph N. Jonakait describes the historical and social pressures that have driven the development of the jury system; contrasts the American jury system to the legal process in other countries; reveals subtle changes in the popular view ...

The Jury

Author: Stephen J. Adler
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
ISBN:
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Argues that the American jury system produces inconsistent and, sometimes, illogical verdicts, looks at seven actual cases, and suggests ways to improve the jury system

Charting A Future For The Civil Jury System

Author: Robert E. Litan
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815797609
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Juries are the one place where common citizens play an important part in the governmental process. But both the jury system and the American legal system itself have been under attack.

We The Jury

Author: Jeffrey B. Abramson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674004306
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This magisterial book explores fascinating cases from American history to show how juries remain the heart of our system of criminal justice - and an essential element of our democracy.

American Juries

Author: Neil Vidmar
Publisher:
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Rather than relying on anecdotes, Vidmar and Hans—renowned scholars of the jury system—place the jury system in its historical and contemporary context, giving the stories behind important trials while providing fact-based answers to ...

Verdict

Author: Robert E. Litan
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 9780815720195
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For others, it arouses deep concern. In this book, a distinguished group of scholars, attorneys, and judges examine the civil jury system and discuss whether certain features should be modified or reformed.

Medical Malpractice And The American Jury

Author: Neil Vidmar
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472084791
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In this landmark book, Neil Vidmar looks beyond the common perceptions of medical malpractice litigation and finds a system that is fair, impartial, and intelligent.

Charting A Future For The Civil Jury System

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Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
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This report of a conference in June 1992, cosponsored by the Brookings Institution and the litigation section of the American Bar Association, examines the civil jury system and offers policy recommendations to help resolve disputes in a ...

History Of Trial By Jury

Author: William Forsyth
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 0963010689
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Highly regarded, this book went through 37 editions. The first American edition, the source of this reprint, adds a number of notes and corrections to American references in previous editions.

The American Jury On Trial

Author: Saul M. Kassin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135874581
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Former Chief Justice Warren Burger (whose distaste for the civil jury is no secret)
is fond of telling stories to foster that image. And certainly the 1985 verdict in the
Pennzoil suit against Texaco added to it. In a case that sent shock waves through
the business community, a Houston jury awarded its hometown company $10.53
billion plus interest—the largest award ever by a factor of six. Prejudice, bleeding
hearts, and runaway juries: What these portraits have in common, of course, ...