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- Does the jury reach the truth? // San Diego Business Journal;7/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p43
Presents information on the question of whether the jury reach the truth at a trial in the United States.
- Commensurability: Understanding jury research and juror information... Sobus, Mark S. // Defense Counsel Journal;Jul98, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p408
Reveals that understanding jurors' pathway to verdict is the first step to discovering how to be most effective in persuading a jury. Definition of commensurability; Critical issue of commensurability; Strategy of blocking jurors' pathways to a verdict; Conclusion.
- On Finding for Defendants Who Plead Insanity: The Crucial Impact of Dispositional Instructions and Opportunity to Deliberate. Wheatman, Shannon R.; Shaffer, David R. // Law & Human Behavior (Springer Science & Business Media B.V.);Apr2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p167
Deals with a study in which participants functioned as mock-jurors and as members of deliberating juries to assess the impact of dispositional instruction on verdicts rendered in an insanity trial. Potential impact of dispositional instruction; Empirical research on the impact of dispositional...
- Volume of expert testimony turns jurors into believers. Davis, David S. // Corporate Legal Times;Jul98, Vol. 8 Issue 80, p28
Examines how jurors in the United States reach verdict on cases before them. Reasoning system most commonly use by jurors in arriving at their verdict; Influence to the jurors of the volume of evidences in reaching a certain verdict.
- Challenges of Jury SELECTION. Smith, William C. // ABA Journal;Apr2002, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p34
Discusses the trial tactics of lawyers in the U.S. Definition of voir dire; Factors that influence the jurors' verdict; Reasons for the difficulty for parties to probe for deep-seated biases; Different targets of plaintiffs and defendants for their peremptory challenges.
- Enough is enough. Machin, Paul // Printing World;5/5/2003, Vol. 282 Issue 4, p22
Looks into the impact of administrative liabilities, such as compliance with regulations that are sometimes of limited benefit and occasionally irrelevant, on British companies. Reference to results of a survey conducted by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development; Impact of Reach,...
- Twelve Good Men. // America;2/23/1935, Vol. 52 Issue 20, p462
The article expounds on the list of those who are exempted from jury duty. It says that miscarriage of the law should not be blamed solely on lawyers and judges but on the jury or the jury selection process as well. The clergy, physicians and members of the bar were originally the only...
- In Depth. // Insights on Law & Society;Fall2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p30
The article presents questions and answers related to jury service in the U.S. including the selection of potential jurors, number of jurors in a jury, and whether all jury verdicts are unanimous.
- Eyewitness Testimony and the Jury Verdict. Sigler, Jennifer N.; Couch, James V. // North American Journal of Psychology;2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p143
Focuses on a study which examined the effect of discredited eyewitness on jurors' verdicts. Method; Results; Discussion.