The justice system: Getting a fair trial

Gest, T.; Johnson, C.
May 1992
U.S. News & World Report;5/25/92, Vol. 112 Issue 20, p36
Examines how the Rodney King verdict could change the way jurors are asked to do their jobs. Los Angeles Judge Stanley Weisberg ordered a retrial of officer Laurence Powell last week; What reformers contend; The need to allow civil litigants their chance to appear before juries; Studies that are influencing some judges to give jurors more information about cases; The prime lesson of the emerging research; More. INSET: Other hot-seat juries..


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