Ipads for Jurors?

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Ipads

for Jurors?

A Research Plan

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Professor Anne Wallace,

Edith Cowan University

Computer Tablets


Highly portable


Wireless connectivity


Relatively cheap


Easy to use


Increasingly widespread use

The growth of mobile computing


Advantages?


Cheaper technology


can be deployed in
any courtroom


Easier to find and view documents

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facilitate informed debate?


Faster retrieval of evidence


may result in speedier verdicts?


Facilitate participation by all jury members


enable more thorough review of the
evidence?

Issues?


Are screens are distracting?


Jurors may give undue weight to
memorable or easily retrievable
documents.


Jurors using Internet to access extraneous
material or communicate about the case.


Logistics


managing content, access,
document format

A research plan

The Team


Professor Anne Wallace (Law, ECU),


Dr Blake
McKimmie

(Psychology, University of
Queensland),


Dr Vivienne Farrell (computer sciences and software
engineering, Swinburne University)


University of Western Sydney: Professor David Tait, Dr
Marina
Nehme
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Justice Research Group, and Dr Ann
Dadich



Management
)

Internationally


Cyberjustice

consortium, University of Montreal


French Judicial Research Institute

A research plan


Stage 1


Jury deliberations

Methodology


‘Mock’ jurors


Court managed
Ipads



no Internet access


View a filmed trial


Deliberation conditions


Ipad


Ipad+shared

screen


Paper


Deliberations recorded & transcribed for analysis



A research plan


Stage 1


Jury deliberations


comprehensiveness and accuracy of recall of
prosecution and defence cases



level of participation and interaction


recognition and engagement with alternative
viewpoint,


efficiency in finding and sharing documents.


A research plan


Stage 2


Evidence Display in Courtroom


CyberJustice

Consortium, University of
Montreal


A research plan


Questions?