CONVICTS IN COURT: FELONIOUS LAWYERS MAKE A CASE FOR INCLUDING CONVICTED FELONS IN THE JURY POOL
- Are Jury Trials Fairer to the Accused Than Trials by Judges? Con. Blymer, William H.; Oppenheim, S. Chesterfield // Congressional Digest;Nov29, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p278
The article presents views of the author regarding the jury system in the U.S. Waiver of jury trial in criminal cases generally is a highly practical issue at the present time both from the standpoint of the public and of the accused. The belief is common that the element of delay is one of the...
- JURIES, SEX, AND EMOTIONAL AFFECT. Elliott, Charles // Law & Psychology Review;Spring2011, Vol. 35, p37
The article presents a study on the impact of the gender and emotional content of juries and attorneys in the final verdict of a case. It says that the correlation in convincingness, punishment, and guilt ratings is examined using the questionnaires answered by participant-jurors. Study reveals...
- REGISTRATION STATUTES, PERSONAL JURISDICTION, AND THE PROBLEM OF PREDICTABILITY. Scott Taylor, Lee // Columbia Law Review;Jun2003, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p1163
Despite several landmark decisions in the Supreme Court, the law of personal jurisdiction remains deeply unsettled. Doctrinal uncertainty has produced decisional law that is fraught with inconsistencies and conflicted reasoning. This Note addresses a particularly troubling jurisdictional...
- Judge and jury. Robins, Jon // Lawyer;8/23/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p14
Examines why some British lawyers avoid being called for jury service. Enactment of the Criminal Justice Act to increase the pool of potential jurors; Comments of lawyers who had served as jurors.
- An Examination of Criminal Jury Directions in Relation to Eyewitness Identification in Commonwealth Jurisdictions. Bromby, Michael; MacMillan, Moira; McKellar, Patricia // Common Law World Review;2007, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p303
This paper presents an analytical review of judicial directions to guard against wrongful convictions based upon erroneous eyewitness identification evidence. Factors known as the Turnbull Rules, derived from the English case R v Turnbull, are of significance within many common law jurisdictions...
- CHAPTER 10: J. Bergman, Paul // Criminal Law: Desk Reference;Dec2015, p217
The article presents definitions of terms related to the criminal justice system. It includes the terms jail, jurisdiction, juror misconduct (pre and post verdict inquiry), jury instructions, jully nullification, jury selection, and juvenile court. It also provides real-life illustration and...
- THE INADEQUACY OF CURRENT RELOCATION LAWS AND A PROPOSED SOLUTION. Adams, Sally // GPSolo;Mar2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p12
The article reflects on the current problems with relocation laws and suggests a solution unlike the current approaches of most jurisdictions. Several points are highlighted which include, need for a uniform law after analyzing the current statutes of the 50 states in the U.S. It reveals that...
- Caution no exemptions. Goldberg, Stephanie B. // ABA Journal;Feb96, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p64
Reports information on lawyers who found themselves serving on juries. Details on their experiences; Similarities; Reaction to jury duty; Comments from attorney Ryan H. Haywood. INSET: Lawyers on the jury..
- Frontmatter. // Global Jurist;Jul2015, Vol. 15 Issue 2, pi
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