By D. Graham Burnett
Whilst Princeton historian D. Graham Burnett spoke back his jury accountability summons, he anticipated to spend a number of days catching up on his examining within the court docket ready room. in its place, he reveals himself thrust right into a high-pressure function because the jury foreman in a ny trial. There he comes head to head with a gorgeous act of violence, a maze of conflicting facts, and a parade of unusual witnesses. however it is later, at the back of the closed door of the jury room, that he encounters the essence of the jury event — he and 11 electorate from noticeably diversified backgrounds needs to hammer consensus out of bewilderment and robust war of words. by the point he arms over the jury’s verdict, Burnett has gone through actual transformation, not only in his angle towards the criminal approach, yet in his figuring out of himself and his peers.
Offering a compelling court docket drama and an intimate and occasionally funny portrait of a fractious jury, a tribulation through Jury is additionally a finely nuanced exam of legislations and justice, own accountability and civic accountability, and the dynamics of strength and authority among twelve equivalent humans.
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A Trial by Jury by D. Graham Burnett