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Jury Studies: Mental Health Cases

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Brittney Stroud

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Zach Simmons

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Psychological Sciences

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The present study compares punitive sentiment recommended for defendants who are identified as having issues with mental health, substance abuse, or no extenuating circumstances. The study also tests whether the presence of expert testimony in support of these defenses significantly impacts sentence length.

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Jury Studies: Mental Health Cases

The present study compares punitive sentiment recommended for defendants who are identified as having issues with mental health, substance abuse, or no extenuating circumstances. The study also tests whether the presence of expert testimony in support of these defenses significantly impacts sentence length.