ERIC Number: EJ552151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Jurors' Reactions to Satanic Ritual Abuse Allegations.
Bottoms, Bette L.; Diviak, Kathleen R.; Davis, Suzanne L.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v21 n9 p845-61 Sep 1997
Mock jurors (N=243) rendered judgment about a case involving childhood sexual abuse allegations made with or without allegations of satanic ritual abuse. Although jurors, especially nonreligious jurors, were less likely to believe the satanic ritual allegations than other case details, they were as likely to vote guilty and believe the victim in satanic as in nonsatanic cases. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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