Chapter Outline

Before a Case Comes to Trial

  • Eyewitness Testimony
  • Getting the Truth from Suspects

In the Courtroom

  • Jury Selection
  • Jury Deliberation

Punishment: Why We Punish and What Makes It Fair

  • Motives and Kinds of Punishment: Just Desserts versus Deterrence
  • An Attributional Account of Punishment
  • Bias in the Criminal Justice System

Perceptions of Fairness of the Criminal Justice System