Table of contents for American juries : the verdict / Neil Vidmar and Valerie P. Hans.

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Chapter 1.	The English Origins of the Modern Jury: From Trial by Ordeal to the Decline of the "Little Parliament"
Chapter 2.	Criminal and Civil Juries in America from Colonial Times to the Present Day: Evolution, A Heroic Role, and Controversy 
Chapter 3. 	A Jury of Peers: Democratic Goals 
Chapter 4. 	Jury Selection: Juror Bias, Juror Challenges, and Trial Consultants 
Chapter 5.	Problem Cases: Pretrial Publicity 
Chapter 6.	The Tasks of the Jury: Evidence Evaluation and Jury Decision-making Processes
Chapter 7.	Judging the Jury: Evaluating Jurors' Comprehension of Evidence and Law
Chapter 8.	 Trials in a Scientific Age: Juries Judging Experts 
Chapter 9.	Judging Criminal Responsibility: Erroneous Convictions, the CSI Effect, and the Victim's Role
Chapter 10.	Deciding Insanity: Mad or Bad? 
Chapter 11.	Jury Nullification: The War with the Law
Chapter 12.	Death is Different: Juries and Capital Punishment
Chapter 13.	Civil Liability: Plaintiff vs. Defendant in the Eyes of the Jury
Chapter 14.	Deciding Compensatory Damages: Million Dollar Questions
Chapter 15.	Punitive Damages: Coffee Spills and Marlboro Cigarettes
Chapter 16.	Juries and Medical Malpractice: Anti-doctor, Incompetent, and Irresponsible?
Chapter 17.	Concluding: The Verdict on Juries
Endnotes

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Jury -- United States.
Verdicts -- United States.
Damages -- United States.