Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Law Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 4 of 4

Full-Text Articles in Law

Justice Story Cuts The Gordian Knot Of Hung Jury Instructions, George C. Thomas Iii, Mark Greenbaum Nov 2006

Justice Story Cuts The Gordian Knot Of Hung Jury Instructions, George C. Thomas Iii, Mark Greenbaum

George C Thomas III

Constitutional law grows more complex over time. The complexity is due, in large part, to the rule of stare decisis. When faced with precedents that it does not wish to follow, the Court usually distinguishes the case before it. Thus, the constitutional landscape is littered with cases that do not fit well together. Navigating past these shoals is often difficult for courts following the Supreme Court’s lead. One example is the law governing instructions that a trial judge can give a deadlocked jury in a criminal case. The right to a jury trial entails the right to have the ...


Bringing Jury Instructions Into The Twenty-First Century, Nancy S. Marder Jan 2006

Bringing Jury Instructions Into The Twenty-First Century, Nancy S. Marder

Nancy S. Marder

No abstract provided.


Cyberjuries: A New Role As Online Mock Juries, Nancy S. Marder Jan 2006

Cyberjuries: A New Role As Online Mock Juries, Nancy S. Marder

Nancy S. Marder

No abstract provided.


What We Know And What We Should Know About American Trial Trends, Margo Schlanger Dec 2005

What We Know And What We Should Know About American Trial Trends, Margo Schlanger

Margo Schlanger

No abstract provided.