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Author Posey, Amy J.

Title Trial consulting / Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 272 pages)
Series American Psychology-Law Society series
American Psychology-Law Society series.
Contents Trial consulting : does it help to achieve the goal of justice? -- Witness preparation -- Change of venue -- Small-group research -- Trial strategies and procedures -- What do we know about jury deliberations and the determinants of jury decisions? -- Jury selection : measures of general bias -- Jury selection : case-specific approaches -- Jury selection : effectiveness and ethics -- What needs to be changed?
Summary The trial consulting profession has grown dramatically in its 25 year existence, in terms of membership, recognition and breadth of practice. This book takes an in-depth look at the main activities of trial consultants, including witness preparation, focus groups and mock trials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-258) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Consultants -- United States.
Jury selection -- United States.
Trial practice -- United States.
Witnesses -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Wrightsman, Lawrence S.
LC no. 2004029052
ISBN 0195183096 (Cloth)
0198040369 (electronic bk.)
1423762053 (electronic bk.)
1602565678 (electronic bk.)
9780195183092 (Cloth)
9780198040361 (electronic bk.)
9781423762058 (electronic bk.)
9781602565678 (electronic bk.)