Search for dissertations about: "Moa Lidén"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Moa Lidén.

  1. 1. Confirmation Bias in Criminal Cases

    Author : Moa Lidén; Minna Gräns; Peter Juslin; Steven Penrod; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; legal decision making; bias; confirmation bias; criminal cases; criminal procedure; police; prosecutor; judge; legal system; empirical legal research; evidence based law; debiasing technique; Jurisprudence; Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : Confirmation bias is a tendency to selectively search for and emphasize information that is consistent with a preferred hypothesis, whereas opposing information is ignored or downgraded. This thesis examines the role of confirmation bias in criminal cases, primarily focusing on the Swedish legal setting. READ MORE