Juries, Science and Popular Culture in the Age of Terror: by David Tait,Jane Goodman-Delahunty

By David Tait,Jane Goodman-Delahunty

Terrorism has develop into a regular truth in so much modern societies. In a context of heightened worry can juries be depended on to stay neutral whilst faced through defendants charged with terrorism? Do they scrutinize prosecution circumstances rigorously, or does emotion trump cause as soon as the spectre of terrorism is invoked? This booklet examines those questions from various disciplinary views. The authors examine the how jurors in terrorism trials tend to reply to ugly proof, together with beheading movies. The 'CSI impact' is tested as a potential reaction to forensic facts, and jurors with diversified studying personal tastes are in comparison. digital interactive environments, outfitted like machine video games, might be created to supply lively reconstructions of the prosecution or defence case. This e-book reviews on the way to create such displays, culminating within the research of a reside simulated trial utilizing interactive visible monitors through jury deliberations. 
The crew of overseas, transdisciplinary specialists draw conclusions of world criminal and political importance, and give a contribution to the growing to be scholarship on comparative counter-terrorism legislation. The ebook might be of serious curiosity to students, scholars and practitioners of legislation, felony justice, forensic technological know-how and psychology.

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