Trial By Jury Going Extinct in the United States

Posted on Aug 13, 2010
My colleague Rick Shapiro published an article on the vanishing trial by jury. There are many reasons jury trials are becoming so rare - use of alternative dispute resolutions and settlements, for example. However, there is also a growing number of claims being squashed by judges when they make a "summary judgment." These judgments take the power away from juries and put it in the hands of judges. To learn more, check out this article...

Its Official: The Death of Injury Trial By Jury In America