Kerber discounts view that women jurors tend to be more emotional

Kerber discounts view that women jurors tend to be more emotional

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Photo of UI emeritus history professory Linda Kerber in her office in front of a bookshelf

Linda Kerber, UI professor emeritus of history, comments on the all-female jury in the Zimmerman verdict, saying that opinions of women jurors tending to be emotional in their decision making are folklore and was rationale used for decades to prevent women from being jurors.

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