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Forensic and Legal Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 8 :

Juries and Judges As Decision Makers

Quiz 8 :

Juries and Judges As Decision Makers

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The dynamite charge that has been used to resolve deadlocks in jury deliberations has been controversial because it focuses on:
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C

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Which statement about research evidence on complex testimony is FALSE?
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A

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Which is NOT one of the factors considered by presiding judges when determining the use of electronic devices in their courts?
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D

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Which statement about jurors taking notes in trial is FALSE?
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Which is most strongly correlated with jury verdicts?
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Which statement about jurors questioning witnesses is TRUE?
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Which phrase BEST describes the dynamite charge used to move deadlocked jurors toward a resolution?
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Which statement about one of the earliest studies of group dynamics in juries in the United States is FALSE?
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Mazella and Feingold conducted a meta-analysis on studies of defendant traits. Which statement about their findings on gender and attractiveness is FALSE?
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Mazella and Feinberg conducted a meta-analysis on studies of defendant traits. Which statement about their findings on the effect of race is FALSE?
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Which is NOT one of the findings included in the text's discussion of other research on defendant traits?
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When one side or another in a trial raises an objection the judge has the choice to either _____ or _____ the objection.
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In some cases jurors may resent a judge telling them not to consider something and they may feel that they should be able to decide for themselves what to consider. The explanation for those feelings is referred to as _____theory.
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According to the text, jurors may make decisions using one of two models: the ____ model or the _____ model.
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The author notes that approximately _____ percent of deliberation is devoted to evidence, whereas about _____ percent is dedicated to the law and judges' instructions.
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Which statement about the use of electronics in Canadian courts is FALSE?
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The degree to which a variable measures what it is supposed to measure in isolating a cause and effect relationship is known as:
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The fact that when a judge tells the jury to disregard something, it may cause them to dwell on it more than if it had not been noted is often referred to as a(n):
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According to the text, which statement about the role of strong jurors is FALSE?
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If a defendant is badly injured in the course of committing a crime, it is _____ likely that he or she will receive a sentence that is more _____.
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