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By David Tait 

The shadow of terrorism falls over courts as well as many other public institutions. Could juries be expected to remain impartial in an age of terrorism? This chapter shows how the book sets out to address this question, as well as other related questions about the role of scientific experts in terrorism trials and the impact of popular culture on juror expectations.

This chapter outlines the relevance of this book for:

  • Lawyers, police and national security officers, judges and court officials
  • Expert witnesses and forensic scientists
  • Students, teachers, researchers – in Law, Psychology and Communications
  • Communications practitioners and creators of digital products used in courts
  • Policymakers and journalists.
  • Jurors and members of the public.

This chapter is in the book Juries, Science and Popular Culture in the Age of Terror

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