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Illuminations and Shadows from Jury Simulations
In the 18 years since authors in Law and Human Behavior's special issue on simulation research called for more realistic jury simulations, jury simulations of all kinds have proliferated. WhileExpand
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Juror Reactions to DNA Evidence: Errors and Expectancies
In this paper we examine evidence for two potential descriptions of juror reactions to probabilistic DNA evidence. The error-based description posits that jurors commit systematic logical orExpand
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Jurors' discussions of a defendant's history of child abuse and alcohol abuse in capital sentencing deliberations
We tested a novel theoretical model explaining the psychological processes underlying jurors’ discussions about a defendant’s history of child abuse and alcohol abuse in a capital case. We coded theExpand
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Blindfolding the Jury to Verdict Consequences: Damages, Experts, and the Civil Jury
This research examines the behavior of jurors as active information processors. Our experimental examination of the performance of the civil jury in response to a complex price-fixing case varies theExpand
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Formation and change in lay evaluations of criminal sentencing
In public opinion polls, a substantial proportion of lay respondents report that judges are too lenient. We examine the factors that contribute to this perceived judicial leniency. The majority ofExpand
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