The promise of a cognitive perspective on jury deliberation.

  title={The promise of a cognitive perspective on jury deliberation.},
  author={Jessica M Salerno and Shari Seidman Diamond},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  volume={17 2},
Despite much psychological research regarding jury decision making, surprisingly little is known about the deliberation process that gives rise to jury verdicts. We review classic jury decision-making research regarding the importance of deliberation and more recent research, investigating deliberation and hung juries, that challenges the view that deliberation does not have an important impact on verdicts. We advocate greater attention to potential cognitive processes during deliberation that… CONTINUE READING


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