Commonsense justice : jurors' notions of the law

Finkel, Norman J

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Norman J. Finkel
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995.
  • Physical Details
    • 390 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780674146709, 0674146700
  • OCLC ocm32167097

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [339]-381) and index.

Contents

  • In search of community sentiment -- Understandigng nullification -- Revealing jurors' sentiments -- How jurors construct reality -- Objectivity versus subjectivity in the law -- The sacred precinct of the bedroom -- The right to die -- Cruel and unusual punishment -- Murther most foul -- Death is different -- The juvenile death penalty -- On self-defense justice -- The self-defense drama -- The maddening changes in insanity law -- How jurors construe insanity -- Murderous passions, mitigating sentiments -- The path of commonsense justice
Checking the Web...