Tag Archives: Jury deliberations

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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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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Parkinson and Mansbridge, eds.: Deliberative Systems: Deliberative Democracy at the Large Scale

Professor Dr. John Parkinson of the University of Warwick Faculty of Politics and International Studies, and Professor Dr. Jane J. Mansbridge of the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, have co-edited Deliberative Systems: Deliberative Democracy at the Large Scale (Cambridge … Continue reading

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Gastil on the Sandusky Jury and Democracy

Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences has posted A trial close to home, and a jury weighing evidence, at Jury and Democracy. In this post, Professor Gastil comments on several aspects … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics and Legal Communication Papers at ICLS 2012

Several papers on legal informatics or legal communication were presented at ICLS 2012: International Conference on Law and Society, held 5-8 June 2012 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Below are the titles, and links to abstracts, of the legal informatics or … Continue reading

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Gastil et al. Win NCA Book Award for The Jury and Democracy

Professor Dr. John Gastil of the Penn State University Department of Communication Arts and Sciences; Dr. E. Pierre Deess of the New Jersey Institute of Technology; Dean Philip J. Weiser of the University of Colorado School of Law; and Cindy … Continue reading

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Gastil et al. on The Jury and Democracy

Professor Dr. John Gastil of the University of Washington Department of Communication; Dr. E. Pierre Deess of the New Jersey Institute of Technology; Professor Philip J. Weiser of the University of Colorado School of Law; and Cindy Simmons, Esq., M.A., … 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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Rotenberg on A Trust in Legal Professionals Scale: Implications for Jury Functioning

Professor Kenneth J. Rotenberg of Keele University School of Psychology presented a paper entitled A Trust in Legal Professionals Scale: Implications for Jury Functioning, at Jury Research Symposium 2010, held 25-26 March 2010 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Click here for … Continue reading

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