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Unformatted text preview: Injury claims – how frequent are they and why • Faking – how to detect it • Civil competence Abilities necessary for civil competence Assessing competence – research using MacCAT-T • Psychological autopsy What is it? Issues regarding reliability • Child custody Standards Types of custody Outcomes associated with types of custody • Civil commitment Types Dangerousness – different types of predictors and how they relate to dangerousness Chapter 11 • Venire What is it? Why is it important that venires be representative? Methods for drawing venire • Voir Dire What is it? Types of voir dire Challenges – cause vs. peremptory – reasons why each is used Batson decision Lawyers’ theories on juror selection Similarity-leniency hypothesis Black sheep effect Demographic characteristics – how related to verdict Personality characteristics Authoritarianism...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOP 4842 taught by Professor Reardon during the Spring '08 term at FIU.
- Spring '08