jury, deliberation, compromise, dissenters
Civil Procedure | Constitutional Law | Courts | Law and Society
Juries are tasked with the duty of deliberating and applying the law to the case at hand. But it is unclear whether juries deliberate or deliberate well enough. Factors which may affect jury deliberation are the motivation of jurors, characteristics of jurors, emotions during and after trial, bargaining, charges, and dissenters. This paper argues that jurors do engage in rigorous dialogue which eventually results in compromises, although whether this creates an unjust verdict is unclear.
Pietrantoni, Giuliana. "Jury Deliberation." The Review: A Journal of Undergraduate Student Research 18 (2017): -. Web. [date of access]. <http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/ur/vol18/iss1/7>.