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᠖ Advantages of reading The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series) ᡷ E-Pub Author Brian H Bornstein ᢗ

᠖ Advantages of reading The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series) ᡷ E-Pub Author Brian H Bornstein ᢗ ᠖ Advantages of reading The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series) ᡷ E-Pub Author Brian H Bornstein ᢗ Although the jury is often referred to as one of the bulwarks of the American justice system, it regularly comes under attack Recent changes to trial procedures, such as reducing jury size, allowing non unanimous verdicts, and rewriting jury instructions in plain English, were designed to promote greater efficiency and adherence to the law Other changes, such as capping damages and replacing jurors with judges as arbiters in complex trials, seem designed to restrict the role of laypeople in trial outcomes Whether these innovations are implemented to facilitate the administration of justice or due to the belief that juries have excessive power and make irrational decisions, they raise a host of questions about their effects on juries judgments and about justice Policymakers sometimes make incorrect assumptions about jury behavior, with the result that some reform efforts have had surprising and unintended consequences.The Jury Under Fire reviews a number of controversial beliefs about juries as well as the implications of these views for jury reform It reviews up to date research on both criminal and civil juries that uses a variety of research methodologies simulations, archival analyses, field studies, and juror interviews Each chapter focuses on a mistaken assumption or myth about jurors or juries, critiques these myths, and then uses social science research findings to suggest appropriate reforms Chapters discuss the experience of serving as a juror jury selection and jury size and the impact of evidence from eyewitnesses, experts, confessions, and juvenile offenders The book also covers the process of deciding damages and punishment and the role of emotions in jurors decision making, and it compares jurors and judges decisions Finally, it reviews a broad range of efforts to reform the jury, including the most promising reforms that have a solid backing in research Featuring highly visible trials to illustrate key points, The Jury Under Fire will interest researchers in psychology and the law, practicing attorneys, and policymakers, as well as students and trainees in these areas. The Jury Under Fire Myth, Controversy, and Although the jury is often referred to as one of bulwarks American justice system, it regularly comes under attack Recent changes trial procedures, such reducing size, allowing non unanimous verdicts, rewriting instructions in plain English, were designed promote greater efficiency adherence law The System Criminal Law Reform Brian H Bornstein Edie Greene BBC Class Clips Video Jury A look at development Henry II its growing significance with end by ordeal Lawyer Harry Potter discusses common Former FBI official McCabe grand probe Fox News Digenova Toensing s Victoria Toening on report that prosecutors Washington impaneled a into case former Deputy Director Andrew Right Trial Nolo Jury Wikipedia sworn body people convened render an impartial verdict finding fact question officially submitted them court, or set penalty judgment Modern juries tend be found courts ascertain guilt, lack thereof, crime Brian Department Psychology Professor Psychology Courtesy Law UNL He started university served program from , currently member both Social Nebraska College Biography received his PhD psychology University Pennsylvania Master Legal Studies Lincoln Lincoln, NU expertise Read publications, contact psychologyunl Co PI Trust Confidence Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow NSF Alan Tomkins, Amount Testing Three stage Model Institutional across Branches Government Author Popular Myths about Memory author Memory avg rating, ratings, reviews Justice, Conflict Wellbeing Decision Making Implications For From Current Directions Psychological Science Show all authors See Books has books Goodreads ratings most popular book Emotion Perspectives Society Series Examines number controversial beliefs myths Use Religion Death Penalty Sentencing Trials Trials Monica K Miller Published online October Abstract Both defense attorneys have presented religious appeals testi mony defendant activities order uence capital ju rors sentencing Stress Eyewitness Lincoln AhAroniAn EncyclopEdia cation accuracy, likelihood accurate identification reduced when target person ie perpetrator present lineup, but effect The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series)

 

    • The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform (American Psychology-Law Society Series)
    • 4.4
    • 677
    • Kindle
    • 416 pages
    • 0190201347
    • Brian H Bornstein
    • English
    • 24 April 2017

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