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|lay participation however, in the form of a jury has not attempted to disprove, |
demonstrably, that it is capable of reflecting contemporary thinking ... Glanville
Williams in reference to Herbert Spencer, once famously described the jury as a '
group of twelve men of average ignorance.68 Both the dean ... Yet, the
statements are made almost as if average ignorance is the exclusive domain of
the ordinary man.
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savery. Herbert Spencer A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
|Herbert Spencer How often misused words generate misleading thoughts. |
Herbert Spencer A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. Herbert
Spencer A man thinks that by mouthing hard words he understands hard things.
|Henry WArd BeeCHer , 1813–1887, American clergyman and campaigner, Life |
Thoughts (1858) A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance.
HerBert sPenCer , 1820–1903, English philosopher A man may as well open an
|Topics: Justice Ajury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. By |
Herbert Spencer Quote Rating 75% Topics: Justice The efficiency of our criminal
jury system is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who
|One critic has described the jury as, at best, twelve people of average ignorance. |
... Warren Burger, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, has made it
known that although he supports trial by jury in criminal cases, he is favorably ...
|The remedy for this evil lies not in abolishing jury trials, but in modifying the |
requirements of the Federal and State Constitutions, so that by ... and the query is
, whether a jury, composed of men of average intelligence and judgment, is or is
not as competent to deal with and settle ... The knowledge possessed by a jury of
twelve men of fair average ability and judgment, in matters of this kind is greater
than that ... It is easy to assume that a jury, through ignorance, THE JURY
|From a medical and scientific point of view, the average twelve men who are |
appealed to by the counsel and judge to wisely determine the issue of a case ...
In a third celebrated case, a jury composed of four fishermen, two shipbuilders,
two stonecutters, one clerk, two ... The real qualifications would seem to be
availability, credulity, ignorance, and possibility of personal influence by
persuasion, flattery, ...
|The real qualifications would seem to be availability, credulity, ignorance, and |
possibility of personal influence by ... Each counsel is interested in selecting
twelve men- he can influence to his view of the case, or, in the court language, "
men ... It is evident to any general observation that the average jury is unable to
pass judgment on, or even to comprehend in any ... men as guilty. The jury was
composed of five farmers, four mechanics, and three merchants. Nine of them
were active ...
|... but on the principle that the gown which is made for the dinner-party of an old, |
cultured, and dinner-giving family must be finer than that for the ... His loss is a
misfortune for which he has nothing to blame but his own ignorance of the
bearing of the law. ... The law authorizes any tWelve men whom chance has
brought together in a jury-box, to decide upon the character of any work of art ...
The law is at best but a coarse tool which the average juryman handles very
clumsily, even when ...