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Author Sherrod, Drury R., author.

Title The jury crisis : what's wrong with jury trials and how we can save them / Drury R. Sherrod.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    347.73752 SHE    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    347.73752 SHE    Available
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Description xx, 171 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : What's wrong with juries? -- Triers of fact -- Supplying facts in early juries -- How jurors use facts to tell stories -- Why jurors prefer stories over facts -- Jury selection : identifying who will tell which stories -- Jury selection in a product-liability lawsuit -- Jury deliberations : the stories widen -- Jury deliberations in real trials -- Storytellers in robes -- The biases behind judges' stories -- The vanishing jury -- Trying the jury trial -- Junk the jury or fix the flaws?
Summary "'The Jury Crisis: What’s Wrong with Jury Trials and How We Can Save Them' addresses the near collapse of the jury trial in America – its causes, consequences, and cures. Drury Sherrod brings his unique perspective as a social psychologist who became a jury consultant to the reader, applying psychological research to real world trials and explaining why juries have become dysfunctional."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Jury -- United States.
ISBN 9781538109533 hardcover ; alkaline paper $34.00
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9781538109540 electronic

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