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American Juries

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American Juries by Neil Vidmar and Valerie P. Hans
Hardcover $32.99

Oct 31, 2007 | 428 Pages

  • Hardcover $32.99

    Oct 31, 2007 | 428 Pages

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“Hundreds of books have been written on juries…but the strength of this book is its topic-by-topic presentation of research studies. Well suited to ambitious undergraduates and scholars, it is essential for law libraries and academic libraries with strong law, criminal justice, public policy, and social sciences collections.” —Library Journal

“This is a well-researched, illuminating body of work that reveals the inner workings of our modern judicial system with clarity and rare understanding…anyone with an interest in juries and American law will enjoy this empirical look past cases and anecdotal evidence.” —Monsters and

“A highly readable account of the history of this fascinating, unique, and controversial institution—and more important, a sophisticated distillation of the many empirical studies that reveal its true nature and behavior. Anyone who wants to engage seriously in the debates over the jury’s social functions, legitimacy, and actual performance must read this book.” —Peter H. Schuck, Simeon E. Baldwin Professor, Yale Law School

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