In this Article, Stephen Chappelear draws on his study of civil jury trials in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Columbus, Ohio. He concludes that trial by jury results in justice. Despite the popular belief that juries are modern day Robin Hoods, empirical data suggests that their verdicts are lower than commonly believed.
Stephen E. Chappelear,
Jury Trials in the Heartland,
U. Mich. J. L. Reform
Available at: https://repository.law.umich.edu/mjlr/vol32/iss2/3