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Singer, Michael, 1942-
Jury duty : reclaiming your political power and taking responsibility / Michael Singer
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  KF8972 .S564 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Jury duty -- United States
Jury -- United States
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States
Physical Description xi, 242 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-234) and index
Contents How the jury system works -- What the jury system costs -- Citizens as jurors in the justice system -- The myth of improved trial outcomes -- The myth of promoting democratic citizenship -- The long history of the nullification power -- The jury as safeguard against government -- The worth of the jury system -- Obstruction of the jury in the trial process -- Obstruction of the jury in the sentencing power -- Discretion and responsibility -- Conscientious fulfillment of jury duty -- Juror responsibility for unjust prison conditions
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