Trial and Error

Number 1136
Subject Criminal Justice System
Source Wall Street Journal (New York)
State NY
Year 1988
Publication Date Nov. 28, 1988
Summary Wall Street Journal describes several court cases where a juror later recants; also cites a case where the jury made a procedural mistake resulting in a verdict of voluntary manslaughter when they thought they had voted for justifiable homicide; no remedies seem to exist for such errors or changes of opinion.
Category General
Pages 3
Keywords Kotlowitz; James; jury; Searle; Jenkins; Sellars; procedure; manslaughter; recant; conviction
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