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Unveiling the Power of Juror

Unveiling the Power of Juror Questionnaires and AI in Law

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a figment of sci-fi novels but a tangible reality impacting numerous sectors, including law. In the latest episode of our podcast, we unravel the power of Supplemental Juror Questionnaires (SJQs), shedding light on their potential to increase juror disclosure and combat common courtroom issues, and AI in jury selection […]

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The Science of Justice

SOJ: The Science of Justice

Wildfires & Utility Companies: Unveiling Legal Insights   Other ways to listen: Apple Podcast Spotify Google Podcast Podcast Index Amazon Music Wildfire Litigations – California Burning & Beyond We wanted to reach out and share some exciting news about our recent podcast episode on wildfire litigations. In this episode, we explore the complexities of seeking […]

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Perception bias

Strategies to Mitigate the Effect of Confirmation Bias During Jury Selection and Deliberation

In the previous articles of our series on confirmation bias, aka Perception Bias in the legal system, we explored the profound impact of confirmation bias on jury selection and decision-making processes. We discussed how bias can lead to biased evaluations of evidence and witness testimony, as well as the tendency to favor information that aligns […]

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The Science of Confirmation Bias

Understanding Confirmation Bias in Legal Contexts: The Science Behind its Impact on Jury Selection and Litigation Understanding Confirmation Bias in Legal Contexts: 

Trial lawyers are keenly aware of how crucial a role that the composition of a jury plays in determining the outcome of a trial. In order for the legal process to successfully uphold the ideal of a defendants’ right to a fair trial, jurors must evaluate the evidence that informs the verdict in a fair […]

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Pre Trial Research

The Rise of Async Focus Groups: A Game-Changer in Trial Research

Trial preparation and pre-trial research play pivotal roles in achieving successful outcomes in legal cases. The ability to gather insights from potential jurors and refine trial strategies based on carefully conducted and scientifically validated research is crucial. The use of focus groups and mock trials are some of the most traditional approaches to trial preparation […]

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Now youre interested in our AI

So NOW you’re interested in our AI?

Is the law profession finally catching up with technology? In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force that has permeated the daily operations of virtually every industry, and the legal profession is no exception. The application of AI in law has gained considerable attention, with notable successes but also critical setbacks. […]

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The Impact of Media Coverage

The Power of Media Coverage: How it Shapes Jurors’ Perceptions and How Scientific Jury Analysis Can Help Mitigate Bias

The judicial system strives to provide fair and impartial trials, relying on jurors to evaluate evidence and make informed decisions. However, in an era dominated by the media, the impact of extensive coverage on public opinion cannot be ignored. The growth of the internet has made access to information more accessible than ever, and the […]

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Case for Scientific Research

The Case for Scientific Research in Litigation

When conducting social psychology research, the starting point is devising a clear research question, with operationally defined outcome variables. What do I want to know and how can I translate that question into measurable terms? To investigate that question, you then assemble a group of randomly selected participants. You want to ensure that the group […]

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Influence of Juror Personality Traits

Understanding the Impact of Personality Traits on Jury Deliberation Using Jury Analysis to Leverage Psychographic Information

The complex and multifaceted nature of human behavior can often make it challenging to predict how individuals will act in specific situations. To determine whether a juror may exhibit bias or make irrational decisions, it’s essential to have a comprehensive understanding of the context in which they will make their decision and the stable and […]

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