Professor Shari Diamond talks about her research on jury process, including her finding that our trust in the jury system is not misplaced.
Shari Seidman Diamond is the Howard J. Trienens Professor of Law and a research professor at the American Bar...
Jim Speta has been a member of the faculty at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law since 1999. He is...
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.
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|Published:||January 16, 2019|
|Podcast:||Planet Lex: The Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Podcast|
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