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- Revealing Juror Bias Without Biasing Your Juror: Experimental Evidence For Best Practice Survey And Voir Dire Questions on
- The Ubiquitous Practice of “Prehabilitation” Leads Prospective Jurors to Conceal Their Biases on
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- The Interview-Identification-Eyewitness Factor (I-I-Eye) Method for Analyzing Eyewitness Testimony on
Revealing Juror Bias Without Biasing Your Juror: Experimental Evidence For Best Practice Survey And Voir Dire Questionsby Mykol C. Hamilton, PhD and Kate Zephyrhawke, MAPosted on December 1, 2015 | 1 CommentProspective jurors "know" the "right answer" to the questions on whether they can be fair and unbiased. But in this research, two academics show us how traditional voir dire and survey questions pose the question in a way that elicits a drastic under-reporting of individual biases. This article shows how to ask questions to help jurors acknowledge their biases (which we all have) in ways that does not shame them or make them feel like "bad people" for having biases.
by Adam Benforado, J.D.Posted on August 28, 2015 | 1 CommentDo trial consultants spell the end of justice? Or the other way around? Or, perhaps, somewhere in the middle?
by Chris Dominic, MA and Jeffrey W. Jarman, Ph.D. and Jonathan M. Lytle, Ph.D.Posted on May 31, 2015 | 10 CommentsDo different camera angles during deposition affect how observers will assess the credibility of the witness? Take a look at this research!
by Geoffrey D. Munro, Ph.D. and Cynthia A. Munro, Ph.D.Posted on May 31, 2015 | 4 CommentsDo jurors prefer hard science over soft science when it comes to evidence presented in the courtroom? And if they do, how can you change their minds?
by Editorial StaffPosted on May 31, 2015 | 1 CommentWe've been surprised by how popular these lists of most clicked-on articles are and so we are giving you one more before 2016. These are the most popular articles since The Jury Expert began to publish only online.
by Suann Ingle, MSPosted on February 27, 2015 | 3 CommentsWhat might we be doing better in the jury room than we are in the workplace? Suann Ingle thinks we might be better at helping women participate in discussions.
Racial Disparities in Legal Outcomes: On Policing, Charging Decisions, and Criminal Trial Proceedingsby Samuel R. Sommers, Ph.D. and Satia A. MarottaPosted on February 27, 2015 | 2 CommentsThis is a must-read article. We broke our own rule about never doing reprints so we could bring you this piece on all the ways racial bias makes the legal system go wrong.
by Jury Expert Editorial StaffPosted on February 27, 2015 | No CommentsWhat did your friends and colleagues read most often in 2014 in The Jury Expert pages? Take a look and make sure you are keeping up!
Does Video Image Size Affect Jurors’ Decisions? A Look at How Image Size Interacts with Evidence Strength, Defendant Emotion and the Defendant/Victim Relationshipby Wendy P. Heath, Ph.D. and Bruce D. Grannemann, M.A.Posted on November 26, 2014 | 9 CommentsWendy Heath and Bruce Grannemann ponder how video image size in the courtroom is related to juror decision-making about your case. They discuss how image size interacts with image strength, defendant emotions, and the defendant/victim relationship.
by Sarah E. Malik and Jessica M. Salerno, PhDPosted on November 26, 2014 | 2 CommentsYou may not be surprised to hear there is bias against young GLBT defendants in court but you may be surprised at the reason behind that bias: moral outrage. In this brief research report, we hear about two studies (one on the gay panic defense and one on juvenile sex offender registration) and hear reactions from trial consultants.