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Impact of Jurors

One of the most vital roles during a trial is that of a juror. Tasked with deciphering the truth from lies based on arguments from both parties, including their evidence and statements, these citizens hold the livelihood of a person in their hands. Of all the tasks imposed on jurors, the deliberation process to hand down a sound judgment is the pinnacle of their duty. Jurors go through a selection process and are often selected by a lottery process.

Define and discuss the influence of various factors that impact the selection of jurors and how these influences can be moderated.

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It's often asked if the courts take enough account of the various factors of personal and group dynamics that influence jurors. Below I'll discuss the influences as well as how these influences might be moderated.

Just as Meyer and Grant state, research has revealed that many factors, other than evidence, can significantly influence a jurors' thoughts and emotions, which ultimately affects the decision with the verdict (2003, p.363). It's my belief that the courts do take in account other factors that can influence the verdict as much as they can. ...

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It's often asked if the courts take enough account of the various factors of personal and group dynamics that influence jurors. Below I'll discuss the influences as well as how these influences might be moderated....

340 word essay with reference

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