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i DETECTING JURORS WHO ARE LYING David S. Davis, Ph.D. Last year, I was assisting a trial lawyer with jury selection. After the voir dire, we caucused to discuss our strikes. This lawyer vehemently insisted that one of the jurors was lying and had to be struck. He knew in his gut that the juror had lied and there was no way he was going to keep her on the jury. She went, and we will never know whether or not she was telling the truth. Is it possible to tell if a juror is lying? Over the years, a...

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