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Title The psychology of judicial decision making / edited by David Klein, Gregory Mitchell

Publ Info Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  KF8775 .P78 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  KF8775 P78 2010    DUE 10-01-14
Descript xv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series American Psychology-Law Society series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Part I. Judges and Human Behavior. Motivation and judicial behavior : expanding the scope of inquiry / Lawrence Baum -- Multiple constraint satisfaction in judging / Jennifer K. Robbennolt, Robert J. MacCoun, and John M. Darley -- Top-down and bottom-up models of judicial reasoning / Brandon L. Bartels -- Persuasion in the decision making of U.S. Supreme Court justices / Lawrence S. Wrightsman -- Judges as members of small groups / Wendy L. Martinek -- The Supreme Court, social psychology, and group formation / Neal Devins and Will Federspiel -- Part II. Judging as Specialized Activity. Is there a psychology of judging? / Frederick Schauer -- Features of judicial reasoning / Emily Sherwin -- In praise of pedantic eclecticism : pitfalls and opportunities in the psychology of judging / Dan Simon -- Judges, expertise, and analogy / Barbara A. Spellman -- Thresholds for action in judicial decisions / Len Dalgleish, James Shanteau, and April Park -- Every jury trial is a bench trial : judicial engineering of jury disputes / C.K. Rowland, Tina Traficanti, and Erin Vernon -- Searching for constraint in legal decision making / Eileen Braman -- Part III. Evaluating and Improving Judging. Evaluating judges / Gregory Mitchell -- Defining good judging / Andrew J. Wistrich -- Expertise of court judges / James Shanteau and Len Dalgleish -- Cognitive style and judging / Gregory Mitchell and Philip E. Tetlock -- Building a better judiciary / Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry
LC subject Judicial process -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Judgments -- United States -- Psychological aspects
Add Author Klein, David E., 1970-
Mitchell, Gregory, J.D
ISBN 9780195367584 (hardbound)
0195367588 (hardbound)