Book 2008

Civil Juries and Civil Justice

Psychological and Legal Perspectives

ISBN: 978-0-387-74488-9 (Print) 978-0-387-74490-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Crisis, What Crisis? Perception and Reality in Civil Justice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 1-19

      Crisis, What Crisis? Perception and Reality in Civil Justice

  3. Approaches To Studying Civil Juries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-34

      What’s the Story?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 35-65

      Civil Juries in Ecological Context: Methodological Implications for Research

    4. Chapter

      Pages 67-76

      What is the Study of Jury Decision Making About and What Should it be About?

  4. The Relationship between Compensatory and Punitive Damages

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

    2. Chapter

      Pages 79-104

      Crossing the Punitive-Compensatory Divide

    3. Chapter

      Pages 105-115

      The Relation between Punitive and Compensatory Awards: Combining Extreme Data with the Mass of Awards

    4. Chapter

      Pages 117-127

      Damages as Metaphor: A Commentary

  5. Medical Injuries And Medical Evidence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

    2. Chapter

      Pages 131-150

      Faking It? Citizen Perceptions of Whiplash Injuries

    3. Chapter

      Pages 151-174

      Reflections on Juryphobia and Medical Malpractice Reform

    4. Chapter

      Pages 175-192

      How Juryphobia and Fears of Fraudulent Claims Disserve Medical Malpractice Reform Efforts

  6. Apologies And Restorative Justice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

    2. Chapter

      Pages 195-231

      Apologies and Civil Justice

    3. Chapter

      Pages 233-256

      Can We Talk?

    4. Chapter

      Pages 257-272

      Constructs of Justice: Beyond Civil Litigation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 273-280

      Signs for the Future of Civil Justice Research

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 281-285