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Jurors often Confused By Jargon

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Jurors often Confused By Jargon

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Jurors often Confused By Jargon

Jurors often Confused By Jargon

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Numerous studies show that jurors are confused by the legal instructions given to them on how to decide a person's guilt or innocence. So, California is simplifying them, but not everyone likes the changes. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.