TRIAL PROCEDURES AND PERSUASION
Adversarial - trial by jury, massiveley impacted by funding
Funded by Pennington and Hastie - primacy produced guilty verdicts.
Inquisitorial - where the judge holds the central case
- Yale model of communication
Primacy and recency effects -PENNINGTON
Moriss and Moriss - questions in order
- Witness order
Lawyers using story order.
JURY SELECTION AND DECISION MAKING
decision making influences
changes to criminal justice act
use of video footage
emphasis on appropraite interviewing of children
memory training for child witnesses
showed trained group recalled
significantly more correct information.
Stewart (1985) - apperance and punishment, the attraction leniency effect
observation of 60 trials
defendant rated by observers
Attractiveness negatively correlated with length of sentence.