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NCJ Number: 31751 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: GUIDE TO JURY SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Bird Engineering Research Associates, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 85
Sponsoring Agency: Bird Engineering Research Associates, Inc
Vienna, VA 22180
National Institute of Justice/
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Superintendent of Documents, GPO
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US Dept of Justice
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Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
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United States of America

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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: GUIDELINES ARE PRESENTED FOR THE PLANNING AND EFFICIENT OPERATION OF ALL ASPECTS OF THE JURY SYSTEM.
Abstract: THESE ASPECTS INCLUDE THE COMPOSITION OF SOURCE LISTS; THE SELECTION, QUALIFICATION, AND SUMMONING OF PROSPECTIVE JURORS FROM THOSE LISTS; AND THE UTILIZATION OF JURORS DURING THE TERM OF SERVICE. THE STUDY REPORTS INNOVATIVE AND COST-EFFECTIVE TECHNIQUES OBSERVED IN MANY OF THE COURTS STUDIED. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF VARIOUS PRACTICES ARE DISCUSSED, SUCH AS THE USE OF MULTIPLE SOURCE LISTS, THE COMBINATION OF QUALIFICATION AND SUMMMONING INTO ONE STEP, AND THE USE OF RANDOMIZATION AT EVERY STEP OF JUROR SELECTION. METHODS FOR MONITORING JURY SYSTEM ACTIVITIES AND FOR SIMPLIFYING CLERICAL PAPER WORK ARE INTRODUCED. THE NEED FOR FORMALIZED PLANNING ORDER TO ACHIEVE AN ORDERLY, INTEGRATED JURY SYSTEM IS EMPHASIZED.
Index Term(s): Cost effectiveness analysis; Juries; Juror utilization; Jury selection; Management; Planning
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