Provides a comprehensive and understandable summary of the major theories of juror decision making.
In order to READ Online or Download Juror ebooks in PDF, ePUB, Tuebl and Mobi format, you need to create a FREE account. We cannot guarantee that Juror book is in the library, But if You are still not sure with the service, you can choose FREE Trial service. READ as many books as you like (Personal use).
Youve read the reporters story, the mystery writers story and the investigative reporters story...now read the story told from the point of view of a juror in the Tom Capano murder trial. What is the day to day life of a juror in a high profile murder case? The parade of witnesses, who is believable and who is not? The evidence, the sometimes bizzare testimony, and the tedious. This book talks about all of these issues, sometimes with curiousity, astoundment, horror and even, sometimes, amusement. Every element that makes up humanity comes through in this trial, and in the pages of this book.
"ABA Standards that present recommendations addressing four areas of jury management : selection of prospective jurors, selection of a particular jury, efficient jury management and juror performance and deliberation. Includes 1993 Commentary."--publisher's website.
|Book Title||: Factors Influencing Juror Sentencing Decisions Race Social Economic Status Attorney Credibility and the Relevance of Stereotype Attribution Theory|
|Author||: Nichole Force|
|Release Date||: 2008-06-15|
|Available Language||: English, Spanish, And French|
148 undergraduate students acted as mock jurors in a study that manipulated the following variables to assess their influence on Subjects determination of guilt and sentencing severity of a criminal defendant: race of defendant, social economic status (SES) of defendant, race of victim, and credibility of defense attorney. A chi square analysis of the relationship between the four independent variables and verdict found defendant SES and attorney quality/credibility to be significant. A 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 anova for sentence length found a main effect of attorney quality and a significant interaction between defendant race and SES. A factorial anova on the projected likelihood of the defendant to commit a criminal act in the future found main effects for defendant SES and attorney quality. Factor analysis of a ten-item semantic differential questionnaire found that subjects rated defendants of high SES as having significantly more integrity than defendants of low SES. Support for stereotype attribution theory, which asserts that much racial stereotyping derives from an inference of social class, was found.
Bernie Mostyn, vice racketeer, is being retried. At his first trial a jury had failed to agree - but this time around two jurors are threatened and a third is killed. The most obvious suspects are Mostyn's strong-arm men, still at large. But the police are not convinced ... 'Mr Underwood at his attractive, unpretentious best' Sunday Times