In many places across the US, law prohibits people with felony convictions to serve on juries. Research puts the thinking behind these laws to the test.
Most people on juries assume suspects only confess when they are guilty, and the consequences can be disastrous.
Racial bias likely played a role in the Gerald Stanley case. This article explains how racial dynamics and process failures enabled systemic racism to play a part in Stanley’s acquittal.
The principle argument as to why women should remove the niqab in court seems compelling, but it is based on flawed assumptions.
We live in a probabilistic world. The courts need to catch up – and start training juries in statistics.
Do women in the Oval Office or the courtroom make a genuine difference? Research from English juries suggest they do.