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Title: JUROR UTILIZATION IN UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Administrative Office of the US Courts Statistical Analysis and Reports Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 166
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the US Courts Statistical Analysis and Reports Division
Washington, DC 20005
National Institute of Justice/
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Administrative Office of the US Courts Statistical Analysis and Reports Division
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Washington, DC 20005
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COMPILATION OF GRAND JUROR AND PETIT JUROR STATISTICS FOR THE YEAR WHICH ENDED JUNE 30, 1977, AND COMPARISON STATISTICS WITH THESE TWO SYSTEMS FOR THE LAST 3-YEAR PERIOD AND 5-YEAR PERIOD, RESPECTIVELY, ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: SUMMARY STATISTICS ON THE USE OF GRAND AND PETIT JURORS IN THE FEDERAL COURT SYSTEM ARE PRESENTED, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO JUROR UTILIZATION. TABULAR DATA PROVIDE NATIONAL TOTALS OF GRAND JUROR STATISTICS AND PROCEEDINGS BY INDICTMENT AND GRAND JUROR USAGE. THE SAME STATISTICS ARE GIVEN FOR PETIT JURIES. JUROR UTILIZATION FROM 1972 TO 1977 IS COMPARED. THE TOTAL JUROR COSTS FOR THE YEAR UNDER STUDY WERE $20,275,000. DATA PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW THE MONEY WAS SPENT, GRAND JUROR COSTS AND PAYMENTS, AND PETIT JUROR COSTS AND PAYMENTS. JUROR USAGE PROFILES ARE EXPLAINED, AND THE PROFILE FOR EACH CIRCUIT IS GIVEN. APPENDIXES INCLUDE A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND A LIST OF THE U.S. DISTRICT COURTS THAT HAVE ADOPTED RULES REDUCING THE SIZE OF CIVIL JURIES. A NATIONAL JUROR USAGE PROFILE IS ALSO PROVIDED. (BAC)
Index Term(s): Federal courts; Grand juries; Juries; Juror utilization; Jury size changes
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