Bias and Secrecy in the Jury Room

Bias and Secrecy in the Jury Room Jillian Smith* The demand for secrecy in jury deliberations has been held as a standard of the utmost importance for centuries: Early notions that the jury should deliberate in secret were linked to the conception of the jury as an enigmatic, divinely inspired body. . . . [A]nyContinue reading “Bias and Secrecy in the Jury Room”

Same Crime, but Not the Same Time

Same Crime, but Not the Same Time                                                        Nicole Smith* The last couple of years have provided many clear examples that racism is still very prominent in the UnitedContinue reading “Same Crime, but Not the Same Time”