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The illusion of ‘Big Data’: Calculating jury risk

Often, when conducting research on verdicts or preparing for trial, we turn to statistics to better calculate risk. We look up previous cases and examine their outcomes. We ask other attorneys about their verdicts. Sometimes, we even conduct statistical jury research to build a jury profile for use in jury selection. However, even armed with such information, incorrect estimations of risk happen more than we may think.

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