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Stratified Juror Selection: Cross-Section by Design
Of the various selection methods that contribute to the underrepresentation of members of racial and ethnic minority groups on juries, peremptory challenges have attracted the most attention in recent years. Yet gains in ...
Nameless Justice: The Case for the Routine Use of Anonymous Juries in Criminal Trials
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 1996)
We ask a lot of our jurors. The financial and emotional burdens of jury duty can be significant even in mundane cases. Deciding another's fate is often a trying ordeal, aggravated by unintelligible instructions, hostile ...
Juror Delinquency in Criminal Trials in America, 1796-1996
(Michigan Law Review, 1996)
This article examines two aspects of the jury system that have attracted far less attention from scholars than from the popular press: avoidance of jury duty by some citizens, and misconduct while serving by others. ...