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Jury Hub from OpenLearn - a video introduction video icon

Society, Politics & Law

Jury Hub from OpenLearn - a video introduction

What is the job of the jury? Why can it be difficult? Enjoy this short video introduction to our jury hub.

Video
5 mins
Jury Hub Conversation: Lee Curley, Fiona Leverick, James Chalmers audio icon

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Jury Hub Conversation: Lee Curley, Fiona Leverick, James Chalmers

What is the ideal jury size? How can courtrooms eliminate harmful myths? Lee Curley, Fiona Leverick and James Chalmers discuss the history and findings of one of the most exciting jury research projects of recent years.

Audio
5 mins
The jury: Why we need to learn more about their collective decision-making processes. article icon

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The jury: Why we need to learn more about their collective decision-making processes.

Sarah Lloyd's article discusses why it is important to know more about jury decision-making processes, and also to look at the jury as a group rather than individuals.

Article
5 mins
You decide: is it a crime? activity icon

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You decide: is it a crime?

What do you know about England and Wales' criminal justice system? Take a look at these four cases then make your decision based on what you think is legal in our interactive.

Activity
15 mins
Will piloting juryless trials for rape cases in Scotland lead to a reduction in bias? article icon

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Will piloting juryless trials for rape cases in Scotland lead to a reduction in bias?

The piloting of juryless trials for rape and attempted rape cases has the potential to reduce bias in the decision-making process. However, the question remains: Will these changes lead to higher conviction rates due to the removal of potentially biased jurors?

Article
5 mins
Jury Hub Conversation: Lee Curley and Kay Lynn Stevens video icon

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Jury Hub Conversation: Lee Curley and Kay Lynn Stevens

Lee Curley and Kay Lynn Stevens compare how juries, trials, and jury research studies work in the UK and in the United States

Video
5 mins
Jury Hub Conversation: Lee Curley and Dominic Willmott video icon

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Jury Hub Conversation: Lee Curley and Dominic Willmott

Lee Curley and Dominic Willmott discuss their interests in the field of jury research, and recent developments in this area of study.

Video
5 mins
Jurors who believe rape myths contribute to dismal conviction rates – but judge-only trials won’t solve the problem article icon

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Jurors who believe rape myths contribute to dismal conviction rates – but judge-only trials won’t solve the problem

Lee Curley and James Munro compare the ideas and attitudes to the future of rape trials in Scotland.

Article
5 mins
Weighing up the reliability of expert criminal evidence article icon

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Weighing up the reliability of expert criminal evidence

Caroline Derry and Ian M. Kennedy debate the effects of forensic and linguistic distinctions on real-life decision making.

Article
5 mins
How Do Jurors Decide When a Witness is Telling the Truth? article icon

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How Do Jurors Decide When a Witness is Telling the Truth?

Professor Fiona Leverick deciphers the mysteries of one of jurors' most important decisions.

Article
5 mins
The value and progress of jury research in Scotland article icon

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The value and progress of jury research in Scotland

Professor James Chalmers reports on the findings - and questions - brought about by the Scottish Jury Research project.

Article
5 mins
Jury Decision-Making: What’s the Story? article icon

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Jury Decision-Making: What’s the Story?

What is the 'story model' theory - and how can it be applied to understanding jury decision making?

Article
5 mins