Support is growing for increased use of six-member juries in civil cases. Presently, a jury with less than twelve members is available by stipulation in Washington superior courts, and the possibility that a six-member panel will become compulsory in the future is enhanced by positive reports from those experimenting with a mandatory six-member jury.
Gordon Bermant & Rob Coppock,
Outcomes of Six- and Twelve-Member Jury Trials: An Analysis of 128 Civil Cases in the State of Washington,
48 Wash. L. Rev.
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