Full text of "A Jury of Her Peers"ABA National Online Youth Summit 2005 Writing Exercise
After you read "A Jury of Her Peers," complete the following exercise using your own words. You will complete this exercise using the "discussion" tab on this page. Your post will be titled "Your First Name, Last Initial." Be sure to construct your response in a Word document to aid in proofreading for errors in conventions and then you could cut and paste into the dialog box.
What Are the Main Issue Relevant to Juries In "A Jury of Her Peers"?

  • What points made in the short story "A Jury of Her Peers" do you think might also apply to real juries hearing real cases?Give your reasons. Cite evidence from the story, using at least three quotations/examples from the story to support your opinions.

  • Next, explain how the examples from the story might apply to juries that actually hear cases. Offer your rationale or support your assertions with reasons.

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