Tag Archives: John Gastil

Gastil on Public Deliberation from the Jury Room to Initiative Elections

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has published Public Deliberation from the Jury Room to Initiative Elections, in Connections 2013: Citizens in Democratic Politics. Here are excerpts: The Kettering Foundation has worked with political communication scholar John Gastil … Continue reading

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Gastil on the Effect of the Zimmerman Verdict on Future Jurors

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has posted Will the Zimmerman verdict inspire prospective jurors? at The Jury and Democracy. Here are excerpts from the post: The fun fact here is that, well, yes, one must answer the … Continue reading

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Gastil, Dzur, and Miller on Juries as Civic Spaces (video)

John Gastil, Albert Dzur, and Joshua Miller discuss jury deliberation in the U.S., in a new video, entitled Juries as Civic Spaces. Here are excerpts from Professor Gastil’s post about the video, at The Jury and Democracy: Joshua Miller of … Continue reading

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Levine on the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review

Professor Dr. Peter Levine of Tufts University has posted the Oregon Citizens’ Initiative Review, at the Democracy Fund Blog. Here are excerpts: […] The Citizens Initiative Review process combines the best of [direct democracy and deliberation]. The text of an … Continue reading

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Knobloch, Barthel, and Gastil: Emanating Effects: The Impact of Microlevel Deliberation on the Public’s Political Attitudes

Professor Dr. Katherine R. Knobloch of Colorado State University, Michael Barthel of the University of Washington, and Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University, presented a paper entitled Emanating Effects: The Impact of Microlevel Deliberation on the Public’s Political … Continue reading

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Sprain and Gastil: An Interpretative Account of Jurors’ Expressed Deliberative Rules and Premises

Professor Dr. Leah Sprain of Colorado State University and Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University have published What Does It Mean to Deliberate? An Interpretative Account of Jurors’ Expressed Deliberative Rules and Premises, Communication Quarterly, 61(2), 151-171 (2013). … Continue reading

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Gastil et al.: The Impact of Jury Service on Attitudes Toward Legal Institutions and the Implications for International Jury Reform

Professor Dr. John Gastil, Professor Dr. Hiroshi Fukurai, Vice Chancellor Kent Anderson, and Dr. Mark Nolan have published Seeing Is Believing: The Impact of Jury Service on Attitudes Toward Legal Institutions and the Implications for International Jury Reform, Court Review, … Continue reading

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