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The 'CSI Effect': Do TV Programs Really Change Jury Behavior?
Prosecutors claim that jurors who watch shows like “CSI” on television are “wrongfully” acquitting guilty criminals when they don’t see the kind of forensic science evidence that they see on TV. The media has labeled this the “CSI Effect.” But is it true? This class discusses empirical research into real juror expectations and demands for scientific evidence, whether it might better be called the “tech effect”, and how the criminal justice system needs to adjust to these modern jurors.
Event Type : Study Groups      
Category : Current Events, Law, Policy and Politics
Date(s) : 02/14/2018
Day of Week : Wednesday
Time : 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Location : Turner Senior Resource Center - Campbell Room
Address : 2401 Plymouth Rd.,
Suite C,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Instructor : Shelton Donald
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED