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NCJ Number: 118766 Find in a Library
Title: Jury Management Improvement
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 29
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Washington, DC 20531
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Document: PDF
Type: Program Description (Model)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Critical elements and implementation strategies of successful jury management programs which have reduced juror fees and time lost from employment and generally promoted a more positive relationship between the citizen and the criminal justice system are described.
Abstract: The Jury Management Program focuses on the standards for good jury management adopted in 1983 by a task force with representatives from the major national court organizations. Topics covered by the standards are selection of prospective jurors, selection of a particular jury, efficient jury management, juror performance, and deliberations. The 19 standards are outlined in the Appendix. The Jury Management Improvement Program's emphasis is on developing statewide capacities for standards development and implementation. Programs in jurisdictions which have been able to apply modern automated techniques to call jurors and manage jury operation are summarized. 13 references, successful project contacts. Appendix.
Main Term(s): Juries
Index Term(s): Court management; Court standards; Justice Assistance Act of 1984
Note: Program brief; prepared in conjunction with regulations implementing the Justice Assistance Act of 1984
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