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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 ...
The Effects of Race-Conscious Jury Selection on Public Confidence in the Fairness of Jury Proceedings: An Empirical Puzzle
(American Criminal Law Review, 1994)
In "Powers v. Ohio," the Court held that a peremptory challenge based on race violates the equal protection right of the challenged veniremember not to have her opportunities for jury service determined by her skin color. ...
(Federal Sentencing Reporter, 2004)
Federal criminal sentencing in the wake of Blakely v. Washington is, to put it charitably, a mess. In holding that Blakely's sentence under the Washington State Sentencing Guidelines was imposed in a manner inconsistent ...
Juries and Prior Convictions: Managing the Demise of the Prior Conviction Exception to "Apprendi"
(SMU Law Review, 2014)
This essay offers a menu of procedural alternatives for coping with the potential, some would say inevitable, abandonment of the prior conviction exception to the rule in Apprendi v. New Jersey. It compiles options states ...