A psychologist typically observes a potential juror’s nonverbal behavior to learn from body language which side the person favors. In the United States, murder trials require a special jury, one made up of people who are not opposed to the death penalty. Add Question Here Question 155 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question The term "death-qualified jury" refers to jurors who Answer are against the death penalty. have just voted for the death penalty. have authoritarian personalities. either favor the death penalty or are indifferent to the death penalty. Add Question Here Question 156 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question People in a(n) _____ jury must favor the death penalty or at least be indifferent to it. Answer authoritarian biased death-qualified death-oriented Add Question Here Question 157 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Death-qualified juries Answer are needed in order for the death penalty to have meaning. are needed in cases where death may be imposed as a sentence. are composed of people who are capable of voting for the death penalty if they think it is justified. are characterized by all of these. Add Question Here Question 158 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Regarding jurors on a death qualified jury, which of the following statements is FALSE? Answer They tend to be made up disproportionately of white men with high incomes. They are more likely to discount the testimony of expert witnesses than other juries. They are more likely to favor conviction than other juries. They are more likely to be conservative and authoritarian in their attitudes.
Add Question Here Question 159 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Which of the following fits the profile of a death-qualified juror? Answer Jermaine, a young black male who goes to college and works part-time at a bakery Carlotta, a middle-aged Hispanic female who works as a secretary Marcia, a 60-year-old white female, who was a homemaker and now lives with her grandson Arnold, a 40-year-old white male who is a very successful businessman Add Question Here Question 160 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Jurors who favor the death penalty are more likely to Answer read criminal intent into a defendant’s actions. convict the defendant. be male, white, high income, conservative, and authoritarian. be characterized by all of these. Add Question Here Question 161 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question A majority of African Americans thought O.J. Simpson was innocent of the brutal murders in the early stages of the trial, while a majority of European Americans thought he was guilty. That emerging evidence and arguments during the year-long trial had little effect on what people believed at the end of the trial shows that Answer treat real trials like the fictional trials shown on TV.
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