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ESSAY ON THE TRIAL BY JURY

Spooner, Lysander


Item #: 4233
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2001.

Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION

One of the earliest treatises on the subject. Spooner'spowerful argument for the reform of the jury system holdsthat jurors should be drawn by lot from the whole body ofcitizens, and that they should be judges of law as well asof the fact in question. Spooner was well known for hiscontroversial arguments on political and legal subjects.Dictionary of American Biography IX:466-467Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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