Volume 8, 1987, Issue 2

Symposium: Making Jury Instructions Comprehensible

Introduction
Jamison Wilcox

An Introduction To The University Of Washington Juror Instruction Project
Elizabeth Loftus

The University of Washington Juror Instruction Project: Some Research Conclusions
Edith Greene

The Florida Judge-Jury Communication Project
Raymond W. Buchanan

Linguistics and the Jury
Veda R. Charrow

The Legal System's Assumptions Versus The Psychological Realities of Jury Functioning: How Changes In Judicial Instructions Might Improve Jury Decision-Making
Lawrence S. Wrightsman

Experiments In The Second Circuit With Techniques For Aiding Juror Comprehension
Leonard B. Sand

Effective Instructions: Put Them In Writing
Michael Cramer

Panel Discussion

The Human Side Of The Judge-Jury Relationship: An Introspection
Samuel S. Freedman

Do Jurors Follow Instructions?: An Experiment Using The Randomized Response Technique To Determine Whether Jurors Obey The Instruction Not To Discuss Their Case Before Deliberations
Elizabeth Loftus

Instructing on the Burden of Proof and Reasonable Doubt
John S. Siffert

The Judge's Role as an Educator
David U. Strawn

Instructive Interrogatories: One Method To Aid The Jury
Robert I. Berdon

The Judge as a Communicator
Raymond W. Buchanan

Some Guidelines For Clear Legal Writing
Veda Charrow

Some Practical Perspectives On Instruction Reform
Leon D. Lazer

Panel Discussion

Appendices

The Place of Primacy in Persuading Jurors: Timing of Judges' Instructions and Impact of Opening Statements
Lawrence S. Wrightsman

Jury Management in Sharon v. Time, Inc.
Hon. Abraham D. Sofaer

Jury Verdict Form Used in Sharon v. Time, Inc.

Hon. Abraham D. Sofaer

The Movement for Better Jury Instructions: A Selected, Annotated Bibliography for Lawyers
Jamison Wilcox

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