Complex litigation confronts the jury system

a case study
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University Publications of America , Frederick, Md
Jury -- United States., Complex litigation -- United States., Antitrust law -- United St

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StatementArthur D. Austin.
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LC ClassificationsKF8972 .A95 1984
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Paginationp. cm.
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ISBN 100890934843
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Visit Author Central to change your photo, edit your biography, and more See Author Pages Frequently. Much legal discussion of jury comprehension in complex litigation emanates from the de- bate over whether there is or should be a complexity exception to the Seventh Amendment right of jury trial.

For a discussion of the issue, see generally Patrick Devlin, Jury Trial in Complex. Manual for Complex Litigation, Fourth viii.5 Nonjury Trials Adopted Prepared Statements of Direct Testimony Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Procedures When Combined with Jury Trial Inability of Judge to Proceed Settlement Trial Judge’s Role General Principles File Size: 2MB.

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Complex Litigation Confronts the Jury System. Frederick, Md.: University Publications of : Valerie P. Hans, Neil Vidmar. complex legal standards." [20] The Court in In re Japanese Electronic Products Antitrust Litigation stated that "[a] suit is too complex for a jury when circumstances render the jury unable to decide in a proper manner." [21] However, other considerations to.

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The Supreme Court heard oral argument on Wednesday in the case of Thedrick Edwards, a Louisiana man serving a life sentence for his role in a series of crimes in The jury that convicted Edwards, who is Black, was not unanimous; the lone Black juror.

The jury research that appears to have had the most impact on judges, policymakers, and legal academics concerned with the civil justice system involves studies using data on jury verdict statistics. This article sets forth the serious methodological problems with such studies and documents the fact that, for many purposes, the conclusions that authors have drawn from them are scientifically.

ual jury verdicts that appear inconsistent with the evidence have raised public ire (Vidmar & Hans ). In the United States, systematic assaults have been mounted on the civil jury, which is said to be overly generous to plain-tiffs and incompetent in deciding complex law-suits (Haltom &.

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The right to a jury trial is a fundamental feature of the American justice system. In recent years, however, aspects of the civil jury system have increasingly come under attack. Many question the ability of lay jurors to decide complex scientific and technical questions that often arise in civil suits.4/5(1).

Reasonable Doubts About the Jury System. insights and methods of social science to the world of litigation. Before the s there was no such thing as a jury. We the Jury: The Jury System and the Ideal of Democracy. New York: Basic Books, New York: Basic Books, An examination of whether the jury systems works through a look at historical cases that raise such issues as racial bias, jury selection, local justice, and the death penalty.

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Once the jury was picked, the trial was moved to the massive, seldom used complex litigation courtroom on the courthouse's top floor.

When it was time for the jury. Valukas continues: “Corporations are also concerned that juries may not appreciate the complex aspects of a dispute.” Arbitration courts are private.

Without press access, the case can be more shielded from public scrutiny and the company's reputational damage contained. Talking point “Arbitration has become as complex as civil litigation.

Blackman applies psychological science in the courtroom by providing expert witness testimony and research services to law firms. She helps attorneys explain complex human behaviors to juries and consults on jury selection.

The abandonment of the jury system for criminal trials in Switzerland less than 5 years ago has been relatively trouble-free. Although the jury system in this country has never been applied to civil cases, the experience with criminal cases is instructive.

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We will cover joinder of claims and parties, discovery, motion practice, complex litigation including class actions, the right to a civil jury trial, the place of the jury in the civil justice system, securing and enforcing judgments, and the procedural law controlling the trial and post-trial practice and the binding effect of prior decisions.

The ability of courts to successfully resolve complex cases has been a matter of contentious debate, not only for the last quarter-century, but for most of the twentieth century. This debate has been part of the legal landscape at least since Judge Jerome Frank's polemic book from which this Symposium derives its title, and probably since Roscoe Pound's famous address to the American Bar.

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