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Jury Experiences Archive
by Merrie Jo Pitera, Ph.D.Posted on April 20, 2016 | 1 CommentIt comes as no surprise that when a witness is perceived as being credible, his or her messages will be more persuasive to the jury. Much academic research has been conducted to determine the primary characteristics that measure credibility. There has even been a scale developed to measure the perceived […]
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 Steven E. Perkel, DSW, LCSW and Benjamin PerkelPosted on May 31, 2015 | 2 CommentsIs plain language an important factor to consider in a jury charge? Yes. Here's a look at the latest knowledge.
by Susan MacphersonPosted on February 6, 2014 | 15 CommentsStop asking jurors to do the impossible!
by Ronald J. Matlon, Ph.D.Posted on August 1, 2013 | No CommentsAll potential jurors have biases and prejudices. Individual bias stems from all we experience, and shapes the perceptions we, as jurors, have of evidence. These perceptions can certainly influence final jury verdicts. Identifying juror bias is critical. Yet, “the detection of juror bias is a serious challenge in contemporary jury […]
by Ken Broda-Bahm, Ph.D.Posted on August 1, 2013 | 2 CommentsThis scenario happens at some point in nearly every voir dire. First, a juror reveals a bias for or against one of the parties. Juror: I just really don’t trust big companies. What with all the media stories and all the scandals, well, I just think that they are in […]
by Douglas Keene, Ph.D.Posted on August 1, 2013 | 1 CommentWhy focus groups? Properly conducted focus groups are extremely useful in getting reactions to a wide array of aspects of the case. While it is not prudent to expect that the “verdict” of a small group research project will be repeated at trial, it is very likely that the same […]