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Civil juries and civil justice : psychological and legal perspectives / Brian H. Bornstein [and others], editors

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New York : Springer, [2008]
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©2008

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1 online resource (xii, 285 pages)
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Contents
Crisis, what crisis? Perception and reality in civil justice / Brian H. Bornstein and Timothy R. Robicheaux -- What's the story? Explanations and narratives in civil jury decisions / Reid Hastie -- Civil juries in ecological context : methodological implications for research / Neil Vidmar -- What is the study of jury decision making about and what should it be about? / Richard L. Wiener -- Crossing the punitive-compensatory divide / Catherine M. Sharkey -- Relationship between punitive and compensatory awards : combining extreme data with the mass of awards / Theodore Eisenberg, Valerie P. Hans, and Martin T. Wells -- Damages as metaphor : a commentary / Susan Poser -- Faking it? Citizen perceptions of whiplash injuries / Valerie P. Hans -- Reflections on juryphobia and medical malpractice reform / Stephan Landsman -- How juryphobia and fears of fraudulent claims disserve medical malpractice reform efforts / Monica K. Miller -- Apologies and civil justice / Jennifer K. Robbennolt -- Can we talk? Therapeutic jurisprudence, restorative justice, and tort litigation / Edie Greene -- Constructs of justice : beyond civil litigation / Alan J. Tomkins and Kimberly Applequist -- Signs for the future of civil justice research / Brian H. Bornstein.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
Civil jury behavior has consequences not only for litigants and attorneys (and the jurors themselves), but also for society as a whole. It goes without saying that one of the jury??'s major goals, if not the major goal, is to mete out justice. In civil cases, justice is served primarily through the awarding of compensatory (to provide restitution for injury) and punitive damages (to provide punishment for wrongdoing). However, ongoing policy debates regarding tort reform have led both legal analysts and empirical researchers to reevaluate the civil jury??'s role in meting out civil justice. So.
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Subject
Jurors -- United States -- Psychology.
Verdicts -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Damages -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Verdicts -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Damages -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Electronic books.
Jurors -- United States -- Psychology.
Added Author
Bornstein, Brian H.
Other Form:
Print version: Civil juries and civil justice. New York : Springer, ©2008 9780387744889 0387744886 (DLC) 2007934921 (OCoLC)190874920
ISBN
9780387744902
0387744908