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Trial by Jury

By: Burnett, D. Graham

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 1/26/2012

Seller ID: 9780375727511

ISBN: 0375727515

Condition: USED


When Princeton historian D. Graham Burnett answered his jury duty summons, he expected to spend a few days catching up on his reading in the court waiting room. Instead, he finds himself thrust into a high-pressure role as the jury foreman in a Manhattan trial. There he comes face to face with a stunning act of violence, a maze of conflicting evidence, and a parade of bizarre witnesses. But it is later, behind the closed door of the jury room, that he encounters the essence of the jury experience -- he and eleven citizens from radically different backgrounds must hammer consensus out of confus... View more info