We, the Jury: The Jury System and the Ideal of Democracy / Edition 1

We, the Jury: The Jury System and the Ideal of Democracy / Edition 1

by Jeffrey Abramson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674004302

ISBN-13: 9780674004306

Pub. Date: 11/15/2000

Publisher: Harvard

In a new preface to this foundational book on the American jury, Abramson responds to his critics, defends his views on the jury as an embodiment of deliberative democracy in action, and reflects on recent jury trials and reforms.  See more details below

Overview

In a new preface to this foundational book on the American jury, Abramson responds to his critics, defends his views on the jury as an embodiment of deliberative democracy in action, and reflects on recent jury trials and reforms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674004306
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
11/15/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface, 2000

Acknowledgments

Introduction

PART I: DEMOCRATIC KNOWLEDGE

1.Juries and Local Justice

2. Juries and Higher Justice

PART II: DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATION

3. Jury Selection and the Cross-Sectional Ideas

4. Scientific Jury Selection

PART III: DEMOCRATIC DELIBERATION

5. The Unanimous Verdict

6. Race and the Death Penalty

Conclusion

Appendix

Notes

Index

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