In DOAR’s web series “Sidebar,” Jury Consultant Roy Futterman, Ph.D. provides his insights, analysis and commentary on the state of the world from the intersection of the legal system, popular culture and the zeitgeist.
Has the MeToo movement affected juries’ openness to sexual harassment allegations?
Concerns about so-called “spillover effects” abound in the legal system. As a result, trial separation (“bifurcation”) is used in cases where evidence about one decision might bias a separate, but related decision.
As deliberations in the Paul Manafort fraud trial continue, DOAR Director Roy Futterman discusses the unique pressures on the jurors in this politically-charged case.
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