Study examines decline in civil and criminal jury trials and how to bring them back

Study examines decline in civil and criminal jury trials and how to bring them back

While judges and lawyers view jury trials as slower, less predictable and less cost-effective than other forms of case resolution, they also view them as fair and prefer them over alternatives, according to a national study released in December by the ABA Commission on the American Jury.

Read the complete story here.

Featured Mediators

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

The Mediator’s Toolkit: Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes

Originally published in the ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal - ADRIC.ca Vol.27. No. 2 Canadian Arbitration & Mediation JournalTHE MEDIATOR’S TOOLKIT: FORMULATING AND ASKING QUESTIONS...

By Gerry O'Sullivan
Category

Seal It With a Kiss

The word "KISS" is commonly used as an acronym for "Keep it Simple, Stupid!" Justice Antonin Scalia was in the Bay Area recently, speaking to students at the University of...

By Michael P. Carbone
Category

Concurrent Mediation Of Parental Disputes And Of Parent-Teen Conflicts

It may come as no surprise that conflicts between teenagers and their parents may escalate in the midst of separation and divorce. As is well known, children are easily swept...

By Cory Mathews

Find a Mediator

X
X
X