The influence of defendant body size and defendant gender on mock juror decision-making

Objectives These studies were designed to extend the limited psycho-legal literature on weight bias in juror decision-making. Methods: In two studies, students (N = 208) and online community participants (N = 199) read a fabricated theft trial transcript in which we varied the defendant’s weight (ov...

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Main Authors: Susan Yamamoto, Evelyn M. Maeder, Annik Mossière, Dylan Brown
Format: Article
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2019-01-01
Series:Cogent Psychology
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