Jacqui is a jury researcher. She holds the position of Associate Professor of Criminal Law and is a member of the Victorian Bar (academic). Her interest in the art of courtroom persuasion underpins her jury research. Her book Juries in the 21st Century (2012) explores the impact of technology on the jury system and, in particular, on the way barristers, judges and witnesses communicate with the jury. Her latest Australian Research Council Linkage projects involved interviewing 111 Australian jurors and exploring their perceptions of the expert evidence presented to them.
Jacqui Horan's Articles
Juries: trial and error?
A hung jury doesn't necessarily undermine a verdict in a subsequent trial – it more likely means some of the jurors from the first trial agreed with the final verdict.