Weekly Column

Innovating For Wise Juries: Closing Argument

Law360, New York (August 2, 2017, 9:57 AM EDT) -- This is the 10th and final piece in a series of articles on the Civil Jury Project’s proposed innovations that can resuscitate the American jury trial. Each week, we have offered a summary of a different innovation, the legal support for its use, and empirical studies on its popularity. These innovations have been proposed by academics and practitioners, implemented by state and federal judges, and are not prohibited in most jurisdictions. Importantly, each innovation addresses the main criticisms leveled at juries — that they are too...
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