Persuading a jury.

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KeyStudy3:Pickel-Investigating the effect of instructions to disregard imadmissable evidence.

Aim:To examine how much credibility of the witness affects the juror's ability to ignore inadmissible evidence.


  • 236 Ball state university students.
  • listened to an audio tape of a mock trail.
  • critical evidence was introduced 'accidentally by a witness this was ruled as admissable by the judge and the jury should ignore it.

Condition1:the judge's ruling was followed by a legal explanation of…


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