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Misinformation encountered during a simulated jury deliberation can distort jurors' memory of a trial and bias their verdicts Legal and Criminological Psychology (IF2.743), Pub Date : 2020-05-12, DOI: 10.1111/lcrp.12174 Craig Thorley, Lara Beaton, Phillip Deguara, Brittany Jerome, Dua Khan, Kaela Schopp
Jurors swear to base their verdicts solely on the evidence presented at trial. Their recall of a trial during deliberation can, however, be inaccurate, exposing other jurors to misinformation about the trial. This study examined whether jurors who are exposed to misinformation during a simulated deliberation, where the misinformation supports the prosecution's case, will misremember the misinformation as appearing during a trial and be more likely to reach a guilty verdict. It also examined whether allowing jurors to take notes during a trial, and refer to those notes throughout, stops these potentially harmful effects.