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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_trial_by_jury_in_England

The history of trial by jury in England is influential because many English and later British colonies, including the Thirteen Colonies which became the United States, adopted the English common law system in which trial by jury plays an important part.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jury_trial

A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of fact, which then direct the actions of a judge. It is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions. Jury trials are used in a significant share of serious criminal cases in almost ..... Jury trials in multi-cultural countries with a history of ethnic tensions may be ...

law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/juryseminar/EvolutionJury.html

Estimates are that 80% of all jury trials worldwide take place in the United ... Most American history books hail the trial of Zenger for seditious libel in 1735 as the ...

englishlegalhistory.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/history-of-trial-by-jury

Jun 10, 2013 ... Following on from this in the later 1200s and 1300s, Trial by Jury became significantly more common in all trials of wrongdoing in the courts.

scholarship.law.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=7842&context=penn_law_review

form the jury system as it gradually developed in England, and a review, with ... * This article, on the historical aspects of trial by jury, is taken from notes prepared  ...

www.britannica.com/topic/jury

Thus, the history of the jury shows that the effort to introduce it outside the ... Consequently, the United States emerged as the home of the jury system for both  ...

law.jrank.org/pages/22537/Juries.html

Juries - History. A jury is a group of persons selected from the community that is charged with hearing a legal case and delivering a verdict on it. Juries are used ...

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All of the laws in this country originate from England. Thankfully, many of the laws we have today are much kinder then when they were first originated. In early ...

chicagounbound.uchicago.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2010&context=journal_articles

Albert Alschuler & Andrew G. Deiss, "A Brief History of the Criminal Jury in the .... ry, in Rita James Simon, ed, The Jury System in America: A Critical Overview 21 ...