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ERIC Number: EJ207820
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Legal Communication: An Investigation of Juror Comprehension of Pattern Instructions.
Buchanan, Raymond W.; And Others
Communication Quarterly, v26 n4 p31-35 Fall 1978
Assesses juror comprehension of oral instructions used in criminal cases and indicates that instructions significantly increase comprehension. Areas of instruction most difficult to understand include definition of the crime; the terms information, reasonable doubt, and material allegation; and application of the concepts of reasonable doubt and witness credibility. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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