a blog with cultural bulimia.

Thursday, July 29, 2004

The book cover.

"Courtroom studies show that appearance, along with other elements of charisma, help us make judgments, Deluca argues. If a defendant 'is esthetically pleasing and comports in a very self-confident manner, is very articulate, even if they are guilty, the jury will usually vote in their favor if the opposite party is less charismatic, less pleasing' in appearance."