Regarding mock juries, which of the following statements is false?
a. Psychologists use mock juries to help understand how real jurors vote.
b. Mock juries may be given written evidence and arguments to read before making a decision.
c. Mock juries may watch videotaped trials staged by actors.
d. Mock juries ask questions of eyewitnesses to prepare them to present to the actual juries.
Similarities Between a Mock and a Real Jury:
Even if the individuals that are part of a mock jury do not have any of the legal permissions as a real group of jurors, they do share similarities, as this is crucial for the lawyers to have the best approximation possible to the real jury. Such commonalities include characteristics like nationality, residency, age, an active driver's license, registration for voting, etc.
Answer and Explanation:
The correct answer choice would be the letter d, which indicates mock juries ask questions of eyewitnesses to prepare them to be presented to the real...
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Learn what jury selection is, who does it and the process involved. Explore what is meant by scientific jury selection. Assess the jury's role in civil trial cases.