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John H. Langbein
Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510-1703)

The Origins of Criminal Jury Trial

To study the emergence of a law of jury control in the history of the Anglo-American legal system. Grantee is investigating the reception of the Anglo-American jury in European law in order to gain a point of perspective on the choices which were being made in our law. In the century and a quarter from the English Restoration to the American federal and state constitutions, the Anglo-American jury system acquired the characteristics now familiar to us.

Project fields:
Legal History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1977 – 12/31/1977