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Most members of the lay community, and certainly anyone with law school experience, can appreciate America’s jury system and its celebrated function as society’s fact-finding body. Likewise, very few people would seriously argue that the technological advances of the 21st century should be slowed, or that any of the numerous devices used to transmit information [...]

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Jury duty, it has been said, is for people who aren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty. But is that the only problem with the jury composition of today? One of the highest-ranking judges in England, Lord Judge of Draycote, the Lord Chief Justice, doesn’t seem to think so. In a [...]

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