Articles Tagged twelve person jury

Alisa Smith & Michael J. Saks, In Honor of Walter O. Weyrauch: The Case for Overturning Williams v. Florida and the Six-Person Jury: History, Law, and Empirical Evidence

60 Fla. L. Rev. 441 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: After 700 years of common-law history and nearly 200 years of constitutional history, the Supreme Court concluded that the constitutionally permissible minimum jury size could not be inferred from the language or the history of the Constitution. The answer, said the Court in […]