Public Choice

, Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 145–150

A note on clique avoidance in repeated jury selection from among a fixed pool of jurors

Comparisons of manpower savings in six and twelve-member juries
  • Bernard Grofman
  • Scott Feld

DOI: 10.1007/BF01725804

Cite this article as:
Grofman, B. & Feld, S. Public Choice (1976) 26: 145. doi:10.1007/BF01725804


We hope to have shown how it is possible, without a major change in present jury selection processes, to reduce one source of potential bias in jury decision-making by eliminating the possibility that jurors who serve on several juries during the course of their service will ever serve together more than once; also, we have shown that if that is our aim, six-member juries are more than four times as efficient as twelve-member juries.

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© Center for Study of Public Choice Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1974

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  • Bernard Grofman
  • Scott Feld

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