One of the authors, after hearing complaints night after night from his wife who was on jury duty, and finding it too much to bear, agreed to do something about the situation in return for peace. And so this study for the more efficient use of jurors was born. The aspects and magnitude of this problem have been discussed in many places. Basically we are concerned with achieving a better match between the number of jurors in a courthouse on a given day and those used in the judicial process.
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Henriksen, Melvin, and George Orland. "On the juror utilization problem." Jurimetrics Journal 16 (1975-1976): 318-333.