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Title:
The American jury system
Author:
Jonakait, Randolph N.
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Publication Information:
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xxv, 346 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
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.
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Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy041/2002014241.html
ISBN:
9780300093957
Format :
Book

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