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To Tell What We Know or Wait for Godot?
Phoebe C. Ellsworth
Law and Human Behavior
Vol. 15, No. 1 (Feb., 1991), pp. 77-90
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1394052
Page Count: 14
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The evidence that death-qualified jurors are more likely than excluded jurors to convict is consistent, robust, and directly relevant to the issues of representativeness and conviction proneness that were before the Supreme Court in Lockhart v. McCree. These are exactly the circumstances in which an amicus brief from the APA is most appropriate. In science the search for knowledge is never complete; to keep silent until our understanding is perfect is to keep silent forever.
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