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Juror Bias in the U S Legal System Examining Problems and Solutions

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ISBN-10: 3838350375

ISBN-13: 9783838350370

Edition: N/A

Authors: Russ Espinoza

List price: $60.00
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Bias in the legal decision making process has been given considerable attention over the last few decades. However, research regarding biases by juries and juror members has been inconsistent and inconclusive. The majority of this research has focused on race and gender of defendants and jury members, crime circumstances, aggravating and mitigating factors, and juror instructions (Espinoza Willis-Esqueda, 2008). This book examines how these factors have recently contributed to juror bias and steps we can take to ameliorate this bias. In addition, there is a description of an empirical study that demonstrates that socio-cultural factors (e.g. minority defendant and attorney characteristics,…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English