The jury under fire: myth, controversy, and reform

Introduction -- Avoid jury duty at all costs -- Jury selection can effectively identify biased jurors -- 6 = 12 and they don't all have to agree -- Jurors can distinguish accurate from inaccurate eyewitnesses -- Jurors can distinguish true from false confessions -- Jurors overvalue expert testi...

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Main Author: Bornstein, Brian H.
Contributors: Greene, Edie (VerfasserIn)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford New York Oxford University Press [2017]
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Summary:Introduction -- Avoid jury duty at all costs -- Jury selection can effectively identify biased jurors -- 6 = 12 and they don't all have to agree -- Jurors can distinguish accurate from inaccurate eyewitnesses -- Jurors can distinguish true from false confessions -- Jurors overvalue expert testimony -- Jurors treat juvenile defendants fairly -- Compensatory damage awards are excessive and unpredictable -- Punitive damage awards are excessive and unpredictable -- Jurors in criminal cases can fairly punish wrongdoers -- Jurors can control their emotions -- Just let the judge do it -- Jurors don't need any special help -- Conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xii, 402 Seiten
ISBN:9780190201340