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Title:
Legal blame : how jurors think and talk about accidents
Author:
Feigenson, Neal.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 301 pages ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Legal rules and expert rationales : accident law and philosophy -- The social psychology of juror judgements I : cognitive frameworks and heuristics -- The social psychology of juror judgements II : emotions and legal judgment -- How jurors think about accidents -- The rhetoric of accidents : how advocates help jurors think about liability and damages -- Accidents as melodrama : lawyers' arguments and jurors' responses -- Prior beliefs and common-sense judgment : mock jurors deliberate a medical malpractice case -- Some implications of legal blaming -- Appendix : note on emotions and social judgment -- Table of authority -- References.
ISBN:
9781557986771
Format :
Book