Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Northwestern University Law Review are proud to honor Marshall S. Shapo, the Frederick P. Vose Professor of Law Emeritus, with an online Festschrift ...
Jury Process: How Juries Bring Legitimacy to Legal Proceedings
With Professor Shari Diamond
Many people complain when a jury summons arrives, but when they actually serve on a case they become quite invested in the process. But how can a group of lay people handle making such difficult and consequential decisions? In this episode of Planet Lex, host Jim Speta talks to Professor Shari Diamond about her research on jury process, including her finding that our trust in the jury system is not misplaced. Even in challenging and complex cases, juries typically work very hard to ensure a just outcome.
Martin Redish, Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy, will receive the 2020 Daniel J. Meltzer Award from the Association of American Law Schools.