Jay E Grenig, ‘The Civil Jury in the United States’

Introduction:
This Article explores the evolution of the civil jury in the American judicial system. The origins of the civil jury are functionally linked to ancient origins, and are a direct descendent from the English jury system. The civil jury system is both similar and distinct from the criminal jury system, with the civil jury system being an adapted form of the criminal system. The Article explains the expansive and critical role the civil jury plays in the implementation and development of the law. Important to this discussion is an understanding of where the jury began in the American system, and in what regard the role of a jury has been expanded and reduced in both civil and criminal disputes …

Jay E Grenig, ‘The Civil Jury in the United States’, North Dakota Law Review 92: 65 (2017).

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