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The Emotional Influence of Gruesome Photographs in the Courtroom

Fellows CLE Research Seminar in Conjunction with the 2021 ABA Virtual Midyear Meeting

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“The Emotional Influence of Gruesome Photographs in the Courtroom”

Professor Janice Nadler’s research investigates how emotionally evocative modes of visual evidence can affect the psychology of jurors’ decision-making processes through influence on emotions, attention to evidence, and legal judgments at the individual and group level.

Moderated by:
Hon. Bernice Donald
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Janice Nadler
Research Professor, American Bar Foundation
Nathaniel L. Nathanson Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Mary D. Fan
Jack R. McDonald Endowed Chair and Professor of Law, University of Washington

Sandra Guerra Thompson
Newell H. Blakely Chair;
Director, Criminal Justice Institute, University of Houston Law Center

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