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Why We Need Jury Trials – Lance Cooper

March 11, 2021

Why We Need Jury Trials by Lance Cooper Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton entered an order this week giving local courts discretion as to whether to resume jury trials.  Jury trials must resume as soon as possible.  It has been a year since the first order recommending the suspension of jury trials.  Georgians…

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The Civil Jury Trial: The Anchor of Liberty

February 27, 2015

The Civil Jury Trial:   The Anchor of Liberty  Thomas Jefferson, certainly no small participant in writing up our Constitution, called the right to jury trial “the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.”     Sir William Blackstone, writing about our Common…

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