The Jury Speaks: Jury Riders in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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Title: The Jury Speaks: Jury Riders in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Authors: Coen, Mark
Howlin, Niamh
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10625
Date: 6-Nov-2018
Online since: 2019-05-23T08:03:15Z
Abstract: Jury riders are statements that accompany verdicts. This article examines the use and contents of jury riders in Ireland and England in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It reveals the wide variety of contexts in which jurors appended statements to their verdicts and suggests a typology of jury riders in order to better understand the motivations behind such statements. It asks why jury riders survived into the twentieth century and considers the factors that led to riders’ ultimate decline.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Journal: American Journal of Legal History
Volume: 58
Issue: 4
Start page: 505
End page: 534
Copyright (published version): 2018 the Author
Keywords: Jury ridersIrelandEnglandNineteenth centuryTwentieth centuryStatementsVerdicts
DOI: 10.1093/ajlh/njy017
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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