You have been invited to serve as a juror in a criminal related case. After hearing testimony, the presiding judge offers a summary of the proceeding. “Evaluate the evidence,” he declares. Whether it was an eyewitness account, an affidavit, an image, or a recording, “it is your responsibility” to assess what was heard. Although “I cannot tell you how to weigh the evidence,” it is your responsibility to select the significant aspects of the case. “Consider the value of the information that you have examined, weigh the evidence, and formulate your verdict accordingly.” While the concept of ‘weight
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