Blinded by Science

  title={Blinded by Science},
  author={Monica L. P. Robbers},
  journal={Criminal Justice Policy Review},
  pages={102 - 84}
  • Monica L. P. Robbers
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Criminal Justice Policy Review
  • Using a social construction of reality perspective, this article examines the social distance between popular media depictions of criminal investigations and reality, and the extent to which these depictions influence criminal jury trials. Data were collected from a nationally representative, random sample of trial counsel and judges and was analyzed using qualitative methods. Results indicate there is a great deal of social distance between popular media depictions of criminal investigation… CONTINUE READING
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