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Juries, Social Norms, And Civil Justice, Jason M. Solomon Aug 2014

Juries, Social Norms, And Civil Justice, Jason M. Solomon

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At the root of many contemporary debates and landmark cases in the civil justice system are underlying questions about the role of the civil jury. In prior work, I examined the justifications for the civil jury as a political institution, and found them wanting in our contemporary legal system.

This Article looks closely and critically at the justification for the civil jury as an adjudicative institution and questions the conventional wisdom behind it. The focus is on tort law because the jury has more power to decide questions of law in tort than any other area of law. The Article ...


Magna Carta, Civil Law, And Canon Law, Thomas J. Mcsweeney Jan 2014

Magna Carta, Civil Law, And Canon Law, Thomas J. Mcsweeney

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A Theory Of Civil Liability, Nathan B. Oman Jan 2014

A Theory Of Civil Liability, Nathan B. Oman

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