What's wrong with complaint investigations? Dealing with difference differently in complaints against police

@inproceedings{Goldsmith1996WhatsWW,
  title={What's wrong with complaint investigations? Dealing with difference differently in complaints against police},
  author={Andrew S. Goldsmith},
  year={1996}
}
  • Andrew S. Goldsmith
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • The use of storytelling in the judgment process is based on the necessary assumption that experience and meaning are universal. In place of recognizing legitimate differences in the interpretation of social experience, jurors more often are compelled to regard unfamiliar story elements or dissonant interpretations as signs of guilt. When key elements in a case are anchored in different social worlds, defendants may be found guilty simply by reason of their social experiences and their… CONTINUE READING

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