Mansfieldism Reconsidered

Jon Roland

Constitution Society

August 1, 2005

Examines history, using original sources, showing that the original standard of due process for jury trials was to argue all questions of law in the presence of the jury, and argues that the present practice of removing legal argument from the presence of the jury is unconstitutional.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 12

Keywords: jury, trial, due process, legal argument, constitution,procedure

JEL Classification: K10, K14, K40, K41

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Date posted: August 16, 2005  

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Roland, Jon, Mansfieldism Reconsidered (August 1, 2005). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=776227 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.776227

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Jon Roland (Contact Author)
Constitution Society ( email )
2900 W Anderson Ln
Austin, TX 78757
United States
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