Quantifying burdens of proof: A view from the bench, the jury and the classroom.

Simon, R. J., & Mahan, L. (1971). Quantifying burdens of proof: A view from the bench, the jury and the classroom. Law and Society Review, 5, 319-330.

Student mock juries less likely to acquit than juries composed of actual jurors. Asking jurors to make a probability estimate of defendant committing the crime decreased incidence of hung juries and increased acquittal rate.

http://www.jstor.org/stable/3052837