A version of this article was presented at the First Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Austin, Texas, 2006, at which Jay Koehler provided valuable commentary. The article also benefited from comments by Edward Cheng, Lynn Mather, Dale Nance, and an anonymous referee, as well as a review of previous mock-jury research on probabilistic evidence prepared by Bruce Wagar for a seminar at ASU. The authors also are grateful to the judges and staff of the Superior Court of Delaware in New Castle County, and the 480 jury-eligible citizens of the county who served on the mock trials and deliberations. The data described here come from research funded by Grant 2002-IJ-CX-0026, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Statistics in the Jury Box: How Jurors Respond to Mitochondrial DNA Match Probabilities
Article first published online: 10 DEC 2007
Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
Volume 4, Issue 4, pages 797–834, December 2007
How to Cite
Kaye, D. H., Hans, V. P., Dann, B. M., Farley, E. and Albertson, S. (2007), Statistics in the Jury Box: How Jurors Respond to Mitochondrial DNA Match Probabilities. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 4: 797–834. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-1461.2007.00107.x
- Issue published online: 10 DEC 2007
- Article first published online: 10 DEC 2007
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