Accession Number:

ADA031119

Title:

Optimal Peremptory Challenges in Trials by Juries: A Bilateral Sequential Process.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF STATISTICS

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

Prosecution and defense lawyers are about to select a jury of J people. Each prospective juror is sequentially interviewed, and each lawyer must then decide whether to accept or challenge i.e., reject the present candidate before interviewing anyone else, and this decision cannot later be changed.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE