Trial courts and practice
J.M. Van Dyke 1987 Encyclopedia of the American Justice System ed. R.J. Janosik, v. 2, p. 734752

Professional article describing the purpose and philosophy of jury trials (as opposed to bench trials). Very good background material for a term paper.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System:Jury TrialsKeywords: Jury trial, civil trial, legal system