Pick an article from the assigned course readings. The critique should address the following areas:
The research question posed in the article:
The relevant psychological theory and methodology used.
The legal problem that is being addressed.
The main findings.
A critique of the article. Consider the following:
oWas the methodology appropriate given their research question? o What were the conclusion(s) and implication(s) of the study?
oIs there be a better way to do their study? If so, please explain and offer suggestions.
Your reflections of the article. Consider the following:
oDid you connect with the article? Why or why not? o What did you learn from the research? o How do you plan to apply what you learned in your career?
oWas there anything that you did not understand or agree with in your article? If so, please explain.
Each critique should be 6-8 pages and written in APA format. (Double space; Font should be times New Roman, 12-pt; Margins should be 1 inch on all sides).
Your heading should consist only of your name and the full citation of the article you have chosen to critique.
Pick any one of the artocles provided
Dixon, T. L., & Linz, D. (2002). Television news, prejudicial pretrial publicity, and the depictionof race. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 46(1), 112-136.
Lieberman, J. D., & Arndt, J. (2000). Understanding the limits of limiting instructions: Socialpsychological explanations for the failures of instructions to disregard pretrial publicity and otherinadmissible evidence. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 6(3), 677.
Ruva, C. L., & Guenther, C. C. (2014). From the shadows into the light: How pretrial publicityand deliberation affect mock jurors’ decisions, impressions, and memory. Law and HumanBehavior, 39(3), 294-310
Jury Decision Making Part I
Crocker, B., & Kovera, M. (2010). The effects of rehabilitative voir dire on juror bias anddecision making. Law and Human Behavior, 34, 212-226.
Daftary-Kapur, T., Dumas, R., & Penrod, S. D. (2010). Jury decision-making biases and methodsto counter them. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 133-154.
Jury Decision Making Part II
Devine, D. J., Clayton, L. D., Dunford, B. B., Seying, R., & Pryce, J. (2001). Jury decisionmaking: 45 years of empirical research on deliberating groups. Psychology, Public Policy, andLaw, 7, 622-727.
Sommers, S. R., & Norton, M. I. (2007). Race-based judgments, race-neutral justifications:Experimental examination of peremptory use and the Batson challenge procedure. Law andHuman Behavior, 31, 261-273.