Deadly confusion: Juror instructions in capital cases.

Eisenberg, T., & Wells, M. T. (1993). Deadly confusion: Juror instructions in capital cases. Cornell Law Review, 79, 1-17.

High level of misunderstanding regarding imposition of death sentence. Expected prison sentence positively correlated with imposition of life in prison.
Initially divided juries tended to impose death penalty.

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