- Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (October 2001)
- ISBN-10: 0375414258
- ISBN-13: 978-0375414251
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 6 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (46 customer reviews)
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If nothing else, this book held my attention more or less from start to finish. Burnett has a knack for describing the courtroom drama and deliberations vividly and dramatically. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Paul
I found this book a good read, the author an intelligent writer,refreshingly insightful. The folks who excoriate him for being self-absorbed, apparently missed the part where he... Read morePublished 20 months ago by catsandbookstoo
Listened to the a unabridged audio and loved it -- BUT it does deal with very difficult subjects.
Writing well-done -- issues raised about nature of Law and justice worth... Read more
It is just as interesting to read this book as it is to read its reviews on Amazon.
The book gets 5 stars, mostly for the effort.
It is not well written. Read more
D. Graham Burnett's "Trial By Jury" is not a "true crime" novel. In fact, it is to "true crime" what Jane Austen is to Harlequin romances. Read morePublished on August 16, 2008 by Kevin Currie-Knight
In a two hour film (e.g., "Twelve Angry Men"), an audience can't empathize with some crucial aspects of a jury trial: the tedium, the ridiculous density of certain jurors, the... Read morePublished on May 30, 2005 by Donovan G. Rinker
D. Graham Burnett, an assistant Princeton history professor, brings us a lively, honest look at the inner world of juries in the slim volume entitled, A Trial by Jury. Read morePublished on January 26, 2005 by Bohdan Kot
This is a terrible book by an atrocious author. The author is not very likable; at the start he has made up his mind about the case, so he makes fun of the other jurors for being... Read morePublished on May 25, 2004
For those who found (or think they may find) this book pretentious or smug, I strongly suggest you listen to the recorded version. It's recorded by the author himself. Read morePublished on October 27, 2003