Judge Says There Should Be More Jury Trials

Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 6:53 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge William G. Young of Massachusetts on Wednesday called on district courts around the country to revive an essential part of the judicial process he claims has been marginalized in recent times: the jury trial.

The judge’s call came one day after he released his latest ranking of America’s most productive federal district courts, a novel grading system that evaluates courts not on how many cases they close or docket entries they rack up, but on how much time federal judges spend on the...
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