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Dr Lee Curley with BBC Radio Scotland about Jurors in Scotland

Released on 27 Apr 2022, Dr Lee Curley from the School of Psychology & Counselling (The OU) about his talk on radio I was lucky enough to talk on BBC Radio Scotland about the research we have conducted on jurors in Scotland. This has been an extensive programme of research that has been conducted by… Continue reading Dr Lee Curley with BBC Radio Scotland about Jurors in Scotland

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Dr Lee John Curley and Dr James Munro of The OU, Co-author The Article Published in The Conversation

Dr Lee John Curley, lecturer in Psychology and Dr James Munro, Psychology Technical Lead (Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University) with Dr Itiel Dror, Senior Cognitive Neuroscience Researcher (University College London) co-author the article: 'Juries are subject to all kinds of biases when it comes to deciding on a trial'. It discusses the… Continue reading Dr Lee John Curley and Dr James Munro of The OU, Co-author The Article Published in The Conversation

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Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

Blogs from the 'In Dialogue' series are attracting a lot of attention. In case you missed this, below is the blog about Lee's talk: 'An empirical investigation into the utility of the not proven verdict'. Sue: What’s this talk all about, Lee? Lee: This talk is about Scotland’s unique not proven verdict. In Scotland, juries… Continue reading Revisiting ‘In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event’

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In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

'An empirical investigation into the utility of the not proven verdict'. Sue: What’s this talk all about, Lee? Lee: This talk is about Scotland’s unique not proven verdict. In Scotland, juries can give one of three verdicts: guilty, not guilty and not proven. The prior verdicts are used in the same way in Scotland as… Continue reading In Dialogue with Dr Lee Curley about his Talk at the OPRC Launch Event

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Informing Reform: Does the Not Proven Verdict Have a Place in a Modern Courtroom?

Scotland’s three-verdict system, which includes the unique verdict of not proven (an additional acquittal verdict), has been in the docks of public opinion again. The not proven verdict has been critiqued for potentially playing a role in the low conviction rate in rape trials. In this talk, Dr Lee John Curley evaluates the not proven… Continue reading Informing Reform: Does the Not Proven Verdict Have a Place in a Modern Courtroom?