At the Milbank Tweed Forum, Arthur Miller leads a discussion on why the jury trial is dying and whether it's worth saving

Although the Seventh Amendment guarantees the right to a trial by jury in civil suits, the jury trial has seen a steady decline. At last week’s Milbank Tweed Forum, University Professor Arthur Miller gathered a panel of trial and appellate lawyers and academic experts to discuss whether the jury trial is worth saving.


  • Mark Behrens, Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon
  • Renée Lettow Lerner, Associate Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Andrew Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Stephen Susman, Partner, Susman Godfrey

Watch the video of the Milbank Tweed Forum, “The Jury Trial is Dying,” below (1 hr, 18 min):

This event was hosted by the new Center on Civil Justice, with support from the American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society.

Posted April 14, 2014