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Commonsense Justice

Jurors' Notions of the Law

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674005563

Publication Date: 04/16/2001

Short

400 pages

5-7/8 x 9 inches

13 tables

World

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  • Introduction
  • 1. In Search of Community Sentiment
  • 2. Understanding Nullification
  • 3. Revealing Jurors’ Sentiments
  • 4. How Jurors Construct Reality
  • 5. Objectivity versus Subjectivity in the Law
  • 6. The Sacred Precinct of the Bedroom
  • 7. The Right to Die
  • 8. Cruel and Unusual Punishment
  • 9. Murther Most Foul
  • 10. Death Is Different
  • 11. The Juvenile Death Penalty
  • 12. On Self-Defense Justice
  • 13. The Self-Defense Drama
  • 14.The Maddening Changes in Insanity Law
  • 15. How Jurors Construe Insanity
  • 16. Murderous Passions, Mitigating Sentiments
  • 17. The Path of Commonsense Justice
  • Notes
  • Index

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