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NCJ Number: 42207 Find in a Library
Title: JURORS' ATTITUDES TOWARD JURY SERVICE
Journal: JUSTICE SYSTEM JOURNAL  Volume:2/3  Dated:(SPRING 1977)  Pages:233-245
Author(s): J P RICHERT
Corporate Author: Institute for Court Management
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Court Management
Denver, CO 80202
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS PAPER INVESTIGATES THE DEGREE TO WHICH JURORS ARE WILLING TO SERVE BY EXAMINING THE REACTIONS OF A SAMPLE OF CITIZENS FOLLOWING THEIR ACTUAL SELECTION AS VENIREMEN.
Abstract: THE STUDY ADDRESSED THE FOLLOWING: THE ATTITUDES OF PEOPLE WHEN ASKED TO SERVE ON JURIES, THE NUMBER WHO ARE UNWILLING TO SERVE, AND THE REASONS THOSE SELECTED FOR SERVICE FAIL TO DO SO. WHILE THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY IS LIMITED TO AN INQUIRY OF THE DEGREE OF PUBLIC WILLINGNESS TO SERVE ON A JURY, IT EXAMINES SOME POSSIBLE IMPLICATIONS WHICH PUBLIC RESISTANCE TO JURY DUTY MAY HAVE ON THE INSTITUTION ITSELF, AS WELL AS ON THE QUALITY OF JUSTICE IN THE UNITED STATES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Citizen grievances; Community relations; Jury selection; Public Attitudes/Opinion
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