justice system http://iowapublicradio.org en Jury Duty: The role of a juror http://iowapublicradio.org/post/jury-duty-role-juror <p>With George Zimmerman recently<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/14/us/george-zimmerman-verdict-trayvon-martin.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0"> acquitted</a> of murder in the death Trayvon Martin host Ben Kieffer looks at the role juries play in the U.S. justice system.&nbsp; What are the origins of the jury and how have juries evolved over the centuries.&nbsp; Also, what does the recent flourish of media attention aimed at the jurors for the Zimmerman trial reveal and distort about jury duty?</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:26:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 26644 at http://iowapublicradio.org Jury Duty: The role of a juror