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Episode Notes

Many people complain when a jury summons arrives, but when they actually serve on a case they become quite invested in the process. But how can a group of lay people handle making such difficult and consequential decisions? In this episode of Planet Lex, host Jim Speta talks to Professor Shari Diamond about her research on jury process, including her finding that our trust in the jury system is not misplaced. Even in challenging and complex cases, juries typically work very hard to ensure a just outcome.

Shari Diamond is one of the foremost empirical researchers on jury process and legal decision-making, including the use of science by the courts.

Episode Details
Published: January 16, 2019
Podcast: Planet Lex: The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Podcast
Category: In-House Counsel
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Planet Lex: The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Podcast
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