The Jury and Democracy: How Jury Deliberation Promotes Civic Engagement and Political Participation

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Chapter 1

1. Chapter 8 revisits Judge Young’s remarks. The full text of this speech is available online at http://www.floridabar.org/DIVCOM/JN/jnnews01.nsf /8c9fl3012b96736985256aa900624829/5d3dle61610d7e5c8525731500519 20d.

2. Posted online December 14, 2005, at the blog “Sanguinary Blue” (http://sanguinaryblue.blogspot.com/2005/12/civic-responsibility.html).

3. The absence of comprehensive, national jury service reporting requirements makes more precise figures impossible. The first figure comes from the 2006 Annenberg Public Policy Center Survey on the Judiciary (http:// www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/Downloads/Releases/Release_ Courts20060928/Courts_Release_20060928.pdf). The second comes from a survey by the National Center for State Courts (Mize, Hannaford-Agor, and Waters 2007, p. 10). These numbers are slightly higher than the 2008 national Harris Poll on the jury (http://www.harrisinteractive.com/harris_ poll/index.asp?PID=861), which found that 24 percent of respondents had sat on a jury.

4. More favorable recent portrayals exist, such as the Russian film 12 (directed by Nikita Mikhalkov) and the BBC mini-series The Jury shown on Masterpiece Theater (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/jury).

5. The juror stories that do get told often represent exceptional cases, such as the juror who sat on a child murder trial, then afterward painted a portrait of the child “in happier times” as a gift to the child’s grieving grandparents (Welborn 2009). Many other tales appear in the “Deliberations” blog that was maintained by trial lawyer Anne Reed (http://jurylaw.typepad.com/ deliberations).

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Contents xi
  • Figures xiii
  • Tables xv
  • Photos xix
  • Chapter 1 - Freedom in Our Hands 3
  • Chapter 2 - Between State and Society 12
  • Chapter 3 - From Jury Box to Ballot Box 26
  • Chapter 4 - Answering the Summons 52
  • Chapter 5 - Citizen Judges 73
  • Chapter 6 - From Courthouse to Community 106
  • Chapter 7 - Civic Attitude Adjustment 129
  • Chapter 8 - Securing the Jury 154
  • Chapter 9 - Political Society and Deliberative Democracy 173
  • Further Reading 193
  • Methodological Appendix 195
  • Notes 215
  • References 241
  • About the Authors 259
  • Index 261
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