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Altering Attention in Adjudication
(UCLA Law Review, 2013)
Judges decide complex cases in rapid succession but are limited by cognitive constraints. Consequently judges cannot allocate equal attention to every aspect of a case. Case outcomes might thus depend on which aspects of ...
Contrition in the Courtroom: Do Apologies Affect Adjudication?
(Cornell Law Review, 2013)
Apologies usually help to repair social relationships and appease aggrieved parties. Previous research has demonstrated that in legal settings, apologies influence how litigants and juries evaluate both civil and criminal ...