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LAW 402: Psychology and Law McAuliff Final Exam Review Your final exam will be held on Wednesday, May 4 th , 2011, at our regularly scheduling meeting time and place. Below find a list of the number of multiple-choice and true/false questions that correspond with each chapter. Ch. 11 18 questions Ch. 12 17 questions Ch. 14 15 questions Total 50 questions Drop 3 freebies 47 questions Ch. 11 “Jury Representativeness and Selection” Definitions of venire and voir dire Sources of jury pool selection Effects of different voir dire questions (yes/no vs. open-ended) Challenges for cause vs. peremptory challenges Exclusions for peremptory challenges (race, gender) Batson v. Kentucky (1986) J. E. B. v. Alabama ex rel. T. B . (1994) Lawyers’ theories re: jury selection vs. scientific jury selection Ch. 12 “The Jury: Decision Processes and Reforms”
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Unformatted text preview: Examples of extralegal information Effects of extralegal information on jury decisions Dual-process theory of attitude change (Eagly & Chaiken, 1993) Effects of prior record evidence on jury decisions Effects of inadmissible evidence on jury decisions Reactance theory and thought suppression studies Effects of expert testimony on jury decisions Jury nullification Horrowitz, Kerr, Park & Gockel (2006) study Ch. 14 Psychology of Punishment and Sentencing Significance of Gregg v. Georgia (1976) Definitions and examples aggravating vs. mitigating factors Justifications for death penalty and relevant empirical evidence Death qualification Characteristics of death qualified jurors Lockhart v. McCree (1986)...
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