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    • A Fair and Impartial Jury? The Role of Age in Jury Selection and Trial Outcomes 

      Anwar, S; Bayer, P; Hjalmarsson, R (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2012-02-01)
      This paper uses data from over 700 felony trials in Sarasota and Lake Counties in Florida from 2000-2010 to examine the role of age in jury selection and trial outcomes. The results of the analysis imply that prosecutors ...
    • A Jury of Her Peers: The Impact of the First Female Jurors on Criminal Convictions 

      Anwar, S; Bayer, P; Hjalmarsson, R (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-02-10)
      This paper uses an original data set of more than 3000 cases from 1918 to 1926 in the Central Criminal Courts of London to study the effect of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919. Implemented in 1921, this Act ...
    • Politics in the Courtroom: Political Ideology and Jury Decision Making 

      Anwar, S; Hjalmarsson, R; Bayer, P (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2015-04-01)
      This paper uses data from the Gothenburg District Court in Sweden and a research design that exploits the random assignment of politically appointed jurors (termed nämndemän) to make three contributions to the literature ...
    • The role of age in jury selection and trial outcomes 

      Anwar, S; Bayer, P; Hjalmarsson, R (Journal of Law and Economics, 2014-01-01)
      © 2014 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0022-2186/2014/5704-0039$10.00This paper uses data from more than 700 felony trials in Florida to examine the role of age in jury selection and trial outcomes. The ...