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AN EXAMINATION OF THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION ACT AS APPLIED TO JUVENILES Evaluating the Ability to Predict Sexual Recidivism
The recently enacted Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act will expand and standardize the registration of adolescent sex offenders. To evaluate the effectiveness of this and similar
Credibility in the courtroom: how likeable should an expert witness be?
TLDR
The results suggest that likeability can be an important element in the credibility of the source and that attorneys and trial consultants now have an empirical foundation for addressing likeability as part of witness preparation.
Unloading the hired gun: Inoculation effects in expert witness testimony.
To Flatter The Jury: Ingratiation During Closing Arguments
Ingratiation is a powerful tool of persuasion in many settings. In the current study, participants read a description of a criminal case and then viewed a videotaped presentation of closing arguments