Revisiting the Unanimity Requirement: The Behavior of the Non-Unanimous Civil Jury
43 Pages Posted: 26 Oct 2005 Last revised: 20 Dec 2012
Date Written: December 19, 2012
Legal scholarship in the 21st century reflects a growing interest in behavioral research on law and legal institutions. In this Essay, we turn to behavioral research on the jury and use a unique set of real jury deliberations to raise serious questions about the trend toward dispensing with the unanimity requirement in civil jury trials.
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Seidman Diamond, Shari and Rose, Mary R. and Murphy, Beth, Revisiting the Unanimity Requirement: The Behavior of the Non-Unanimous Civil Jury (December 19, 2012). Northwestern University Law Review, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=825125
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