CJS 220 Week 7 DQ 1

CJS 220 Week 7 DQ 1 - someone who wasn't. A person who was...

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2. Discussion Question 1 Post your response to the following: How impartial do you think a jury can be in terms of its decision-making ability? Do you think that the individual’s attitudes, personality, and beliefs would influence a decision over the facts of a case? Explain how these can affect the decision-making process. Our beliefs and personal experiences would have a big influence on the decision. We are all human and have had experiences in our lives that would influence a decision we might make. A person brought up with strict Christian beliefs might make a different decision than
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Unformatted text preview: someone who wasn't. A person who was raped or had someone close to them raped might not make the same decision in a rape trial than someone without this experience. I am disabled. Last time I had jury duty,the plaintiff was also disabled. They cut me the first round. Would I have had sympathy for her because I understand her plight? Maybe. It would probably be human nature for me to feel for her. Not saying that would have influenced my decision since I didn't hear the facts in this case,but the possibility would be there....
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