Juror decision-making in a mock sexually violent predator trial: gender differences in the impact of divergent types of expert testimony.

@article{Guy2003JurorDI,
  title={Juror decision-making in a mock sexually violent predator trial: gender differences in the impact of divergent types of expert testimony.},
  author={Laura S. Guy and John F Edens},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2003},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={215-37}
}
Despite widespread use of mental health testimony in cases where violence risk is at issue, relatively little is known about the impact of such information on juror decision-making. This study addressed the effects of testimony based on three types of risk assessment instrument or method (clinical opinion, actuarial assessment, and ratings of psychopathy… CONTINUE READING