ERIC Number: EJ207814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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The Effects of Inadmissible Testimony Objections and Rulings on Jury Decisions.
Reinard, John C.; Reynolds, Rodney A.
Journal of the American Forensic Association, v15 n2 p91-109 Fall 1978
Discusses experiments indicating that simulated jurors instructed by a judge to disregard sensational inadmissible testimony do not appear to do so when rendering their verdicts; and an attorney's objection or judge's ruling on inadmissible testimony tends to amplify the influence of such information on jury verdicts and sentence recommendations. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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