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Justice System Journal, ISSN 0098-261X, 10/2015, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp. 341 - 354
In his influential piece, Galanter (1974) argues that repeat players in the judicial system can be expected to succeed at trial in part because of the... 
attorneys | legal representation | law firms | winners and losers | LAW | APPEALS | TRIAL OUTCOMES | TORT AWARDS | LIABILITY | JURIES | REPEAT PLAYERS | JURY | DECISION-MAKING | US-SUPREME-COURT | PUNITIVE DAMAGES | Studies | Hypotheses | Trials | Law firms | Advantages | Evidence | Attorneys | Research | Scholars | Juries | Success
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Journal of Political Economy, ISSN 0022-3808, 10/2012, Volume 120, Issue 5, pp. 986 - 1026
We study a Condorcet jury model where voters are driven by instrumental and expressive motives. We show that arbitrarily small amounts of expressive motives... 
CONDORCET JURY THEOREM | VERDICTS | RULE | ECONOMICS | ELECTIONS | INFORMATION AGGREGATION | Evaluation | Condorcet paradox | Voting | Analysis
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International Review of Law & Economics, ISSN 0144-8188, 06/2018, Volume 54, pp. 58 - 67
•Models costly juror effort when deliberations are barred.•Verdict accuracy decreases in jury size.•If inattentive jurors are biased towards error a high low... 
Multiple equilibria | Jury size | Costly information | Pivotal voters | Secret ballots | Influence | Research | Australian ballot | Set (Psychology) | Judicial process
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The Journal of Legal Studies, ISSN 0047-2530, 06/2013, Volume 42, Issue 2, pp. 399 - 422
In (399 U.S. 78 [1970]), the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case addressing the constitutionality of juries composed of fewer than 12 jurors, ruling that smaller... 
Capital cities | Jurors | Mistrial declarations | Hung juries | Criminals | Voting paradox | Jury deliberations | Juries | Verdicts | Majority voting | STATE | 6-PERSON | VERDICTS | JURIES | LAW | DELIBERATION | Jury members | Research
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Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, ISSN 1368-4302, 11/2011, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp. 835 - 843
Individuals in large groups do not always contribute equally to group decision making. This may be due to constraints on conversational group size, as when a... 
evolution of language | evolutionary psychology | group size | jury decision making | PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL | PRETRIAL PUBLICITY | METAANALYSIS | QUALITY | JURY DELIBERATION | PERFORMANCE | SATISFACTION | JURORS | ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY | Decision support systems | Group decision making | Participation | Large groups | Decision making | Men | Evolutionary psychology | Group size | Conversation | Group dynamics | Equality | Juries
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Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, ISSN 8756-6222, 03/2016, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp. 94 - 118
Using cross-state and within-court variation, I show that lower court decisions are reversed more frequently by larger, rather than smaller, panels of high... 
COSTLY INFORMATION | CONDORCET JURY THEOREM | SUPREME COURTS | LAW | PREFERENCES | BIAS | POLITICIANS | JUDGES | ECONOMICS | INFORMATION ACQUISITION | Recall of judicial decisions | Research | Judicial statistics | Analysis | State courts
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Japan Journal of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, ISSN 0916-7005, 11/2015, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp. 595 - 614
We investigate a sequential decision-making situation wherein, with a certain probability, each voter imitates the decision of another voter who has already... 
Social influence | 91C99 | Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis | Sequential decision-making | Effective group size | Condorcet’s jury theorem | Mathematics | Majority vote | Applications of Mathematics | Wisdom of crowds | MATHEMATICS, APPLIED | Condorcet's jury theorem | CONDORCETS JURY THEOREM | INFORMATION | MODEL | Decision-making
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Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, ISSN 0378-3758, 2011, Volume 141, Issue 1, pp. 382 - 391
The use of lower probabilities is considered for inferences in basic jury scenarios to study aspects of the size of juries and their composition if society... 
Stratified sampling | Subpopulations | Jury size | Representative decision making | Lower and upper probability | INTERVAL-PROBABILITY | STATISTICS & PROBABILITY | VERDICTS | PREDICTIVE INFERENCE
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Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, ISSN 8756-6222, 4/2003, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp. 24 - 44
In recent times, judges in the United States have said that 6-person juries are inferior to 12-person juries. But by what reasoning is a smaller jury inferior?... 
Trials | Economic theory | Jurors | Nash equilibrium | Voting paradox | Majority rule | Public goods | Juries | Free rider effect | Verdicts | INFORMATION | ECONOMICS | LAW
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Recherches Économiques de Louvain / Louvain Economic Review, ISSN 0770-4518, 1/2014, Volume 80, Issue 2, pp. 47 - 83
How large should a monetary policy committee be? Which voting rule should a monetary policy committee adopt? This paper builds on Condorcet's jury theorem to... 
Aggregation | Economic analysis | Optimal size | Monetary policy | Markov chains | Voting paradox | Juries | State of nature | Majority voting | Alternative voting | Optimal committee size | Collective decision-making | Voting rules | collective decision-making | ECONOMICS | optimal committee size | voting rules
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Kyklos, ISSN 0023-5962, 02/2011, Volume 64, Issue 1, pp. 106 - 121
SUMMARY Jury composition varied greatly in the courts of classical Athens. A simple theoretical model of collective decisionmaking is developed, which is an... 
MONOTONICITY | ECONOMICS | EFFICIENT ORGANIZATION | Condorcet Jury Theorem
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The Journal of Politics, ISSN 0022-3816, 04/2009, Volume 71, Issue 2, pp. 733 - 747
This paper provides a probabilistic comparison of small assemblies with an even number of members versus an adjacent odd number of members. We show that... 
Even numbers | Voting | Committees | Nash equilibrium | Majority rule | Judges | Voting paradox | Juries | Lower courts | Appellate courts | DECISION | LEGISLATURES | LAW | CONDORCETS JURY THEOREM | POLITICAL SCIENCE | MONOTONICITY | BICAMERALISM | Probability | Courts of appeals | Effects | Comparative analysis | Welfare | Judgment
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Law, Probability and Risk, ISSN 1470-8396, 2014, Volume 13, Issue 3-4, pp. 277 - 306
Although courts have incorporated statistical hypothesis testing into their evaluation of numerical evidence in a variety of cases, they have primarily focused... 
Hypothesis testing | Sample size determination | Power calculation | Peremptory challenges | Type II error | Jury discrimination | Type I error | MATHEMATICS | LAW | hypothesis testing | power calculation | sample size determination | STATISTICS & PROBABILITY | SOCIAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICAL METHODS | peremptory challenges | jury discrimination
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Public Choice, ISSN 0048-5829, 3/2008, Volume 134, Issue 3/4, pp. 255 - 262
The existing literature does not agree on the optimal jury size. We demonstrate that the probability of type I and type II errors is not sensitive to the... 
Defendants | Guilty verdicts | Trials | Jurors | Random walk | False negative errors | Ballots | Voting paradox | Jury deliberations | Juries | D7 | Jury size | Public Finance & Economics | K4 | Jury deliberation | Economics / Management Science | Political Science | TRIALS | THEOREM | jury size | POLITICAL SCIENCE | jury deliberation | INFORMATION AGGREGATION | VERDICTS | ECONOMICS | Studies | Economic models | Random walk theory
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Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, ISSN 0167-2681, 2009, Volume 71, Issue 2, pp. 463 - 472
Since the early 1970s, the literature examining the court system has placed much emphasis on the importance of the jury size and voting rule when analyzing the... 
Jury size | Civil trial | Voting rule | VERDICTS | ECONOMICS | Civil trial Jury size Voting rule | Voting | Analysis | Studies | Cost estimates | Juries | Decision making | Cost reduction
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Social Choice and Welfare, ISSN 0176-1714, 1/2003, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp. 429 - 441
According to Condorcet, the larger the team of decision-makers using the simple majority rule, the more likely they are to reach correct decisions. This paper... 
Social choice | Sufficient conditions | Mathematical theorems | Human capital | Economic theory | Capital investments | Voting paradox | Majority rule | Juries | Investment decisions | SOCIAL SCIENCES, MATHEMATICAL METHODS | CONDORCET JURY THEOREM | ECONOMICS | CORRELATED VOTES | MAJORITY DECISION RULES
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Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, ISSN 1740-1453, 09/2009, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp. 425 - 449
Diversity on the jury promotes the perceived fairness of the jury system. Analyzing the jury selection and composition in 277 civil jury trials, we examine how... 
LAW | Multiculturalism | Peremptory challenges | Research | Jury members | Demographic aspects
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