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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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Devine: Summary of empirical research on jury deliberation

A good summary of the results of empirical research on jury deliberation appears in Dennis J. Devine, Jury Decision Making: The State of the Science. New York: New York University Press, 2012, pp. 152-180.

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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 on Voir Dire Discrimination

Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences has posted New York Times Weighs in On Voir Dire Discrimination, at Jury and Democracy. In this post, Professor Gastil comments on State v. Robinson, … Continue reading

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