Beginning new blog on juries and democratic citizenship

This blog will comment on issues in the news or on the web pertinent to the jury system as an institution of democratic civic education. Yes, the jury is just more than a means of resolving legal disputes–it’s also an engine of social capital and political engagement. For more on that, visit


About jgastil

John Gastil is Head and Professor in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University, where he specializes in political deliberation and group decision making.
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