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We, the jury : the jury system and the ideal of democracy : with a new preface

Author: Jeffrey Abramson
Publisher: Cambridge Mass. [etc.] : Harvard University press, 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Abramson
ISBN: 0674004302 9780674004306
OCLC Number: 1039241879
Description: XXXII, 308 p. ; 24 cm
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
Responsibility: Jeffrey Abramson.

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Power to the persuasive! That's the message of Jeffrey Abramson's incisive, thoroughly researched, demanding book about the role of the jury in American democracy...At a rare moment when the media Read more...

 
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