By Brian H. Bornstein, Richard L. Wiener, Robert Schopp, Steven L. Willborn
From Merck to McDonald’s to Firestone, high-profile tort circumstances motivate high-powered tort reform debate. concurrently they gas public perceptions of spurious claims and outlandish awards, whereas fostering expert perceptions of an unwieldy criminal method. The participants to Civil Juries and Civil Justice deliver order, in addition to a much-needed truth cost, to the placement. This insightful, multidisciplinary quantity presents in-depth case information, empirical findings, and unique examine, synthesizing a number of doubtless irreconcilable felony and mental viewpoints. prime students examine the roots of juryphobia, the expansion trajectories of wear awards, substitute technique of acquiring civil justice, and the position of the social sciences in formulating felony coverage whereas addressing those key questions of the tort reform controversy:
- What will be discovered through learning jury decision-making?
- What is the connection among compensatory and punitive damages?
- Are judges extra able than juries in awarding damages?
- Where do non-litigation tools corresponding to apologies and mediation healthy in?
- Can physicians support increase the malpractice system?
- Have reform efforts performed extra damage than good?
Civil Juries and Civil Justice will allure readers throughout various disciplines: forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, lawyers, sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and coverage makers. due to its research/practice orientation, professors and scholars in those fields will locate it a necessary textual content for path adoption.
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