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Should Trial by Jury Be Abolished?


  • Ziqing Wang Keystone Academy



Jury trial, Law, Criminal


Trial by jury has been an aspect of many human cultures for millennia. However, many have called for the abolishment of this form of trial. By looking into the value of jury trials, examining the accuracy of jury trials in criminal and civil cases, and by addressing the common criticisms of jury trials, this essay shall argue that this kind of trial should not be abolished, mainly drawing on examples from the U.S.


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