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Why Jury Duty Matters: A Citizen’s Guide to Constitutional Action

By Andrew Guthrie Ferguson ’94. NYU Press, 2012. This book is a guide for those on jury duty who want not only to fulfill their civic duty but also understand and appreciate the importance of the role of a juror in America. Drawing on his seven years of experience as a public defender, the author articulates not only the historical and constitutional significance of serving on a jury but also how jury duty can enrich our experience as citizens.