Reaching a guilty verdict - studies

1. What did Ross find?

  • Child testified in front of the defendant - 51% guilty verdicts. Child testidfied behind a shield - 46% guilty verdicts. Child testified via video - 49% guilty verdicts.
  • Attractive defendant - 56% guilty verdicts. Attractive victim - 77% guilty verdicts.
  • 100% confidence - 67% guilty verdicts. 80% confidence - 60% guilty verdicts.
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2. Who researched the effects the majority influence?

  • Moscovici
  • Asch
  • Hastie

3. Who researched the effects of the order of a testimony?

  • Cutler
  • Pennington and Hastie
  • Pickel

4. Who researched the effects introducing inadmissible evidence?

  • Cutler
  • Pickel
  • Pennington and Hastie

5. What did Penrod and Cutler find?

  • 100% confidence - 67% guilty verdicts. 80% confidence - 60% guilty verdicts.
  • Attractive defendant - 56% guilty verdicts. Attractive victim - 77% guilty verdicts.
  • Child testified in front of the defendant - 51% guilty verdicts. Child testidfied behind a shield - 46% guilty verdicts. Child testified via video - 49% guilty verdicts.

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