Tag Archives: CSI Effect

Legal Communication Papers @ NCA 2012

Many papers on legal communication were presented at NCA 2012: The 98th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, held November 15-18, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Here is a list of those I could identify. For abstracts and full … Continue reading

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Smith on Identifying and Measuring Juror Bias About Forensic Science Evidence

Lisa L. Smith, BSc., MSc., MFSSoc., of the University of Leicester School of Psychology presented a paper entitled Identifying and Measuring Juror Bias About Forensic Science Evidence, at Jury Research Symposium 2010, held 25-26 March 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. … Continue reading

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Strutin: Forensic Evidence and the CSI Effect: Selected Resources

Ken Strutin, JD, MLS, of the New York State Defenders Association has published a bibliography of recent scholarly studies of the so-called “CSI Effect” — i.e., that watching television programs similar CSI: Crime Scene Investigation “raises jurors’ expectation[s] about scientific … Continue reading

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Wheate on the Importance of DNA Evidence to Juries in Criminal Trials

Dr. Rhonda Wheate, of the Glasgow Caledonian University School of Law and Social Sciences, Department of Law, has published The Importance of DNA Evidence to Juries in Criminal Trials, 14 International Journal of Evidence and Proof 129-145 (no. 2) (2010). … Continue reading

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Kim, Barak, & Shelton: Two New Articles on the “CSI Effect”

Professor Young S. Kim and Professor Gregg Barak, both of the Eastern Michigan University Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology, and The Honorable Donald E. Shelton, Circuit Judge of the 22nd Circuit Court of Michigan, have published two articles reporting … Continue reading

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Fordham on Empirical Juror Research in Western Australia

Professor Judith Fordham of Murdoch University’s School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, has given a paper entitled Bad Press: Does the Jury Deserve It?, at the 36th Australian Legal Convention, held September 17-19, 2009, in Perth. The paper describes results … Continue reading

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