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Rape on trial: The influence of jury bias on verdict outcome

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posted on 17.06.2022, 10:28 authored by Dominic WillmottDominic Willmott, Daniel Boduszek

For many, the English criminal justice system is considered to be among the best in the world. An important aspect of the system’s success is thought to be the jury trial, where use of ordinary people as the ultimate decision makers is said to make for fairer verdict outcomes. But the question remains: is the jury process actually fairer? And is this true across all types of crime?

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  • Social Sciences and Humanities

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  • Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy

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The Justice Gap

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The Justice Gap

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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This paper was accepted for publication in the journal The Justice Gap and the definitive published version is available at https://www.thejusticegap.com/rape-trial-influence-jury-bias-verdict-outcome/

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2016-09-07

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2016

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en

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Dr Dom Willmott. Deposit date: 21 April 2022

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