Moran received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the
University of Nijmegen in the Netherlands. His research interests include
pretrial publicity, jury selection, capital trials, and tort reform. His
research on juror decision making in capital trials was cited in the American
Psychological Association's Amicus Curiae brief in Lockhart v. McCree
(1986). Gary is also a successful trial consultant who has provided his services
in many high profile cases including the Timothy McVeigh trial (Oklahoma City
bombing), the Richard Allen Davis case (Polly Klaas's murder trial), and several
prominent South Florida prosecutions.
Moran, G., Cutler, B.L., & Loftus, E.F. (1990). Jury selection in major controlled
substance trials: The need for extended voir dire. Forensic Reports,
Moran, G., & Cutler, B. L. (1991). The
prejudicial impact of pretrial publicity. Journal of Applied Social
Psychology, 21, 345-367.
Platania, J., & Moran, G. (1999). Due
process and the death penalty: The role of prosecutional misconduct in closing
arguments in capital trials. Law and Human Behavior, 23, 471-484.
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