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Advocates; Would Justice Be Served Better if a Jury Didn’t Have to be Unanimous to Convict Someone?

Part of The Advocates.

11/09/1972

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Evan Semerjian Advocate: James Hill Witnesses: Jacob Tanzer – Solicitor General, Oregon 1969-71 Keith Mossman – American Bar Association Prof. Samuel Dash – Georgetown University Law Center Melvin Belli – Attorney, San Francisco


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Series
Advocates
Program
Would Justice Be Served Better if a Jury Didn’t Have to be Unanimous to Convict Someone?
Program Number

306

Series Description

A SERIES OF DEBATES with a moderator facilitating the discussion of national and international issues - using advocates who would introduce witnesses to support their point of view. Debates recorded at Boston's Faneuil Hall. Moderators included: Michael Dukakis; Marilyn Berger; Michael Harrington, Robert Maynard. (Premiered October, 1969; conceived by Prof. Roger Fisher.) Other participants included Barney Frank, Avi Nelson, Antonin Scalia, S.I. Hayakawa, Paul Simon, Albert Shankar, Richard Bolling, Pete McCloskey, Chester Crocker, John Anderson, Elmo Zumwalt, George Ball, John Kenneth Galbraith, William Colby, Eleanor Smeal, Phyllis Schlafly, Sam Ervin, Laurence Tribe, Daniel Schorr, Orrin Hatch, Morris Udall, Edward Kennedy, George McGovern, Jake Garn, Paul Tsongas, Alan Dershowitz. Series release date: 1969

Duration

00:59:01

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Semerjian, Evan
Hill, J. D. (James D.)
Dash, Samuel
Tanzer, Jacob
Belli, Melvin M., 1907-1996
Locations
Georgetown University
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Dash, Samuel (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Guest)
Hill, James (Guest)
Mossman, Keith (Guest)
Belli, Melvin (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Tanzer, Jacob (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Would Justice Be Served Better if a Jury Didn’t Have to be Unanimous to Convict Someone?,” 11/09/1972, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73914A7DBB0F4A37A089A106F016C357.
MLA: “Advocates; Would Justice Be Served Better if a Jury Didn’t Have to be Unanimous to Convict Someone?.” 11/09/1972. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73914A7DBB0F4A37A089A106F016C357>.
APA: Advocates; Would Justice Be Served Better if a Jury Didn’t Have to be Unanimous to Convict Someone?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73914A7DBB0F4A37A089A106F016C357
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