Juror competence in serious frauds since Roskill: a research-based assessment

Author:T. M. Honess
Position:Professor of Psychology, City University, London

Reviews the frequent doubts expressed about the ability of jurors to cope with the demands on them in fraud cases. Refers to the Roskill and Auld Reports and to the Criminal Justice Bill Clauses 36 and 37. Reviews the simulation experiments for the Fraud Trials Committee (Roskill), the research for the Auld Report, and the simulation and participant tasks for the Maxwell Trial, including giving a ... (see full summary)

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