CAN JURIES BE TRUSTED?….Dwight Meredith

CAN JURIES BE TRUSTED?….Dwight Meredith has a bunch of questions on his mind today. For some reason, I found this one the most provocative:

4) If tort reform is needed because juries make terrible decisions in civil liability cases, why do conservatives think that death penalty juries are infallible?

I never thought of that before. Any conservatives out there care to take a whack?

Support Nonprofit Journalism

If you enjoyed this article, consider making a donation to help us produce more like it. The Washington Monthly was founded in 1969 to tell the stories of how government really works—and how to make it work better. Fifty years later, the need for incisive analysis and new, progressive policy ideas is clearer than ever. As a nonprofit, we rely on support from readers like you.

Yes, I’ll make a donation