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Handbook of Trial Consulting

Richard L. Wiener and Brian H. Bornstein, editors

Since its beginnings in clinical jury choice, trial consulting has engendered a turning out to be educational literature, a qualified organization, and a thriving protecting many discrete parts of perform. And whereas there is not any particular process learn for trial experts, a lot of what constitutes the sector falls less than the heading of felony psychology, with a few to be had volumes at the topic. The HandbookofTrialConsulting differs from the others in its emphasis on social analytic jurisprudence, an empirically-based interdisciplinary lens for knowing criminal matters and checking out the assumptions that the legislations, and legal professionals, make approximately human habit, aiding to make sure neutral, effective carrier in different contexts whereas minimizing procedural and moral pitfalls. individuals specialise in utilized examine equipment, powerful testimony innovations, particular psycholegal concerns, matters to envision what trial specialists may still understand about:

  • Jury choice and jury decision-making
  • Social-cognitive points of criminal persuasion
  • The admissibility of professional witness testimony.
  • Using survey examine, data, and technological evidence
  • Assessment of financial and neuropsychological damages
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest

Occupying a very important intersection among disciplines (and even advising attorneys approximately what they could count on from consultants), the HandbookofTrialConsulting is a field-defining source for criminal psychologists, andpsychiatrists, legal professionals, criminologists, sociologists, and political scientists in addition to graduate scholars and academicians in psychology and legislation.

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The survey instrument is designed to identify variables that predict verdict and that are public information or easily assessed during voir dire (Hepburn, 1980; Seltzer, 2006). Hastie, Penrod, and Pennington (1983) outlined three vital aspects of the community survey: sample representativeness, design of the survey instrument, and data analysis. In order to generalize the results of the community survey to the venirepersons for a particular case, it is essential that the community survey sample mimics the jury pool in terms of demographic characteristics and jurisdiction (Penrod, 1990).

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