Civil juries, Corporate defendants, Business jury research
Business Organizations Law | Litigation
According to a recent study, several of the most frequent criticisms of the jury in business cases--that it is pro-plaintiff, that its decisions are based more on sympathy and prejudice than facts, and that it focuses on the defendant's deep pockets--appear to be unfounded.
Hans, Valerie P., "The Contested Role of the Civil Jury in Business Litigation" (1996). Cornell Law Faculty Publications. Paper 316.
Published in: Judicature, vol. 79, no. 5 (March-April 1996).