The CSI Effect and the Canadian and the Australian Jury *,†

@article{Holmgren2011TheCE,
  title={The CSI Effect and the Canadian and the Australian Jury *,†},
  author={J. A. Holmgren and J. Fordham},
  journal={Journal of Forensic Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={56}
}
  • J. A. Holmgren, J. Fordham
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Forensic Sciences
  • Abstract:  Television shows, such as CBS’s CSI and its spin‐offs CSI: Miami; CSI: Las Vegas; and CSI: New York, have sparked the imagination of thousands of viewers who want to become forensic scientists. The shows’ fictional portrayals of crime scene investigations have prompted fears that jurors will demand DNA and other forensic evidence before they will convict, and have unrealistic expectations of that evidence. This has been dubbed the “CSI effect.” This phenomenon was explored using… CONTINUE READING
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