American Bar Association Division for Public Education.
"The Citizen's Jury."
Short article provides an overview of the American jury system, history and current organizational structure and functions. Includes resources and teaching activities.
ABA CLE Now! Program
This ABA Connection program helps ABA members meet educational and professional development needs by creating a program that links with the American Jury Initiative. Panelists on the teleconference entitled "The Verdict on Juries" included ABA President, Robert J. Grey, Jr., along with DePaul University law professor Stephan Landsman, former Arizona Superior Court Judge B. Michael Dann, and Chief Judge of the State of New York and co-chair of the ABA Commission on the American Jury Judith Kaye. So far the program has reached over 600 participants through the live teleconference and the complimentary online version of the program, which is available to ABA members through CLE Now!
ABA Coalition for Justice.
The American Jury: Changes for the 21 st Century.
Chicago: American Bar Association, 1999. Booklet looks at concerns about juries and reform efforts in six states.
ABA Division for Public Education.
Law & the Courts. Volume III: Juries.
40-page booklet for the general public. Focuses on the role of the trial jury. Examines the history of juries, trial juries in action, and problems with juries and possible solutions. Also considers grand juries and possible grand jury reform. Chicago: American Bar Association, 2001.
ABA Young Lawyers Division "We The Jury."
The ABA Young Lawyers Division is conducting "We The Jury," a project to educate high school students about one of the most valuable civic duties in which they can participate: jury service. Curriculum materials for the project were created by the Texas Young Lawyers Association. Materials available from the YLD include an 86-page curriculum guide, video, and promotional items.