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Journal Articles

  1. Vidmar, N; Kritzer, H (2015). When the Lawyer Screws Up: A Portrait of Legal Malpractice Claims and Their Resolution. [available here]
  2. Vidmar, N; Kritzer, H (2015). Lawyers on Trial: Juror Hostility to Defendants in Legal Malpractice Trials. Hofstra Law Review, 44, 375-399. [available here]
  3. Vidmar, N; MacKillop, K (2015). Decision-Making in the Dark: How Pre-Trial Errors Change the Narrative in Criminal Jury Trials. Chicago Kent Law Review, 90(3), 957-980.
  4. Vidmar, N (2015). Jurors Do Their Jobs Well. Judicature, 99(2), 4.
  5. Vidmar, N; Liu, G; Johnson, C (2014). Do Racial Disparities Exist During Pretrial Decisionmaking? Evidence from North Carolina. [3344]
  6. Vidmar, N; Liu, G; Kritzer, H (2014). An Exploration of "Noneconomic" Damages in Civil Jury Awards. William & Mary Law Review, 971-1027. [available here]
  7. Newman, T; Coleman Jr., J; Vidmar, N; Zoeller, E (2012). Don't I Know You?: The Effect of Prior Acquaintance/Familiarity on Witness Identification. Champion, 36, 52-56. [available here]
  8. Vidmar, N (2012). The North Carolina Racial Justice Act: An Essay on Substantive and Procedural Fairness in Death Penalty Litigation. Iowa Law Review, 97, 1969-1983. [available here]
  9. Vidmar, N; Coleman Jr., J; Newman, T; Zoeller, E (2012). Don't I Know You?: The Effect of Prior Acquaintance/Familiarity on Witness Identification. Champion, 36, 52-56. [available here]
  10. Vidmar, N; Schuller, R (2011). The Canadian Criminal Jury. Chicago Kent Law Review, 86, 497-535. [2378]
  11. Vidmar, N (2011). The Psychology of Trial Judging. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20, 58-62. [2361]
  12. Vidmar, N; Holman, M; Lee, P (2011). Most Claims Settle: Implications for Alternative Dispute Resolution from a Profile of Medical Malpractice Claims in Florida. Law & Contemporary Problems, 73, 103-133. [2477]
  13. Vidmar, N (2010). Justice Perspectives in South Africa's Continuing Transition to Democracy. Law & Politics, 2010. [html]
  14. Vidmar, N; Holman, M (2010). The Frequency, Predictability, and Proportionality Of Jury Awards Of Punitive Damages In State Courts In 2005: A New Audit. Suffolk University Law Review, 43, 855-885. [2410]
  15. Vidmar, N; Coleman Jr., J; Newman, T (2010). Rethinking Reliance on Eyewitness Confidence. Judicature, 94, 16-19. [2411]
  16. Vidmar, N; Wolfe., M (2009). Punitive Damages. Annual Review of Law and Social Science, 5, 179-199.
  17. Vidmar, N (2009). Foreword, 71(1), I-V.
  18. Vidmar, N (2009). Jury Trials: In Favor. Ejournal Usa, 14, 18-22. [0709.pdf#popup]
  19. Vidmar, N; Michaels, D (2009). Foreword: Conventions in Science and Law. Law & Contemporary Problems, 72, i-v. [2427]
  20. Vidmar, N (2009). Juries and Medical Malpractice Claims: Empirical Facts versus Myths. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 467, 367-375. [2308]
  21. Vidmar, N; Hans, V (2008). The Verdict on Juries. Judicature, 91, 226-230. [available here]
  22. Wolfe, M (2008). Fairness Through Guidance: Jury Instruction on Punitive Damages After Phillip Morris v. Williams. Charleston Law Review, 2, 307-325. [available here]
  23. Vidmar, N; Hans, V (2007). American Juries: The Verdict.
  24. Vidmar, N; Beale, S; Chemerinsky, E; Coleman Jr., J (2007). Was He Guilty as Charged? An Alternative Narrative Based on the Circumstantial Evidence From 12 Angry Men. Chicago Kent Law Review, 82, 691-710. [available here]
  25. Vidmar, N (2006). Medical Malpractice Litigation and Tort Reform in Pennsylvania, 2006.
  26. Vidmar, N; MacKillop, K (2006). "Judicial Hellholes:" Medical Malpractice Claims, Verdicts, and the "Doctor Exodus" in Illinois. Vanderbilt Law Review, 59, 1309-1342. [available here]
  27. Vidmar, N; MacKillop, K; Lee, P (2006). Million Dollar Medical Malpractice Cases in Florida: Post-Verdict and Pre-Suit Settlements. Vanderbilt Law Review, 59, 1343-1381. [available here]
  28. Vidmar, N (2005). Expert Evidence, The Adversary System, and the Jury. American Journal of Public Health, 95.
  29. Vidmar, N (2005). Juries Around the Globe. Insights on Law & Society, 5, 7-10. (in press).
  30. Vidmar, N (2005). Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: An Essay on Patient Interests, The Contingency Fee System and Social Policy. Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, 38, 1221-1271. [available here]
  31. Vidmar, N; Lee, P; MacKillop, K; McCarthy, K; McGwin, G (2005). Uncovering the 'Invisible' Profile of Medical Malpractice Litigation: Insights from Florida. Depaul Law Review, 54, 315-354. [available here]
  32. Vidmar, N (2004). Experimental Simulations and Tort Reform: Avoidance, Error and Overreaching in Sunstein et al.'s 'Punitive Damages'. Emory Law Journal, 53, 1359-1403. [available here]
  33. Vidmar, N; Diamond, S; Rose, M; Ellis, L (2003). Inside the Jury Room: Evaluating Juror Discussions During Trial. Judicature, 87, 54. [available here]
  34. Vidmar, N (2003). When All of Us Are Victims: Juror Prejudice and 'Terrorist' Trials. Chicago Kent Law Review, 78, 1143-1178. [available here]
  35. Vidmar, N; Saks, M (2003). Asserted But Unproven: A Further Response to the Lindgren Study's Claim that the American Bar Association's Ratings of Judicial Nominees Are Biased. Journal of Law & Politics, 19, 177-202. [available here]
  36. Vidmar, N (2003). Juror Discussions During Civil Trials: Studying an Arizona Innovation. Arizona Law Review, 45, 1-82. [available here]
  37. Vidmar, N (2003). The Amercian Civil Jury for Auslnder (Foreigners). Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, 13, 95-120. (Special Issue in honor of Herbert Bernstein). [available here]
  38. Diamond & Vidmar and others (April, 2002). Juror discussion during civil trials: A study of Arizona's rule 39(F)Innovation. [pdf]
  39. Vidmar, N (2002). Juries and Lay Assessors in the Commonwealth: A Contemporary Survey. Criminal Law Forum, 13, 385-407.
  40. Vidmar, N; Brown, LA (2002). Tort Reform and the Medical Liability Insurance Crisis in Mississippi: Diagnosing the Disease and Prescribing a Remedy. Mississippi College Law Review, 22, 9-46.
  41. Vidmar, N (2002). Listening to Jurors and Asking Them Questions. Trial Briefs, 9.
  42. Vidmar, N; Rose, M (2002). The Bronx Bronx Jury": A Profile of Civil Jury Awards In New York Counties". Texas Law Review, 80, 1889-1898. [available here]
  43. Vidmar, N; Sanders, J; Diamond, S (2002). Legal Perceptions of Science and Expert Knowledge. Psychology, Public Policy & Law, 8, 139.
  44. Vidmar, N (2002). Case Studies of Pre-and Mid-trial Prejudice in Criminal and Civil Litigation. Law & Human Behavior, 26, 73. [available here]
  45. Vidmar, N; Hans, V (2001). Judging the Jury.
  46. Vidmar, N (2001). Punitive Damages by Juries in Florida: In Terrorem and In Reality. Harvard Journal on Legislation, 38, 487. [available here]
  47. Vidmar, N; Diamond, S (2001). Juries and Expert Evidence. Brooklyn Law Review, 66, 1123. [available here]
  48. Vidmar, N; Saks, M (2001). A Flawed Search for Bias in the American Bar Association's Ratings of Judicial Nominees: A Critique of the Lindgren / Federalist Society Study. Journal of Law & Politics, 17(2), 219-254. [available here]
  49. Vidmar, N (2001). Review of Jury Systems Abroad Can Provide Helpful Insights into American Practices. New York State Bar Journal, 73, 23.
  50. Vidmar, N; Diamond, S (2001). Jury Room Ruminations on Forbidden Topics. Virginia Law Review, 87, 1857. [available here]
  51. Vidmar, N (2000). The Origin and Outcome of an Amicus Brief in Kumho Tire v. Carmichael (1999). Law & Human Behavior, 24, 383-400.
  52. Vidmar, N (2000). World Jury Systems.
  53. (1999). The Canadian Criminal Jury: Searching for a Middle Ground. Law & Contemporary Problems, 141. [available here]
  54. Vidmar, N (1999). Foreword: The Common Law Jury. Law & Contemporary Problems, 1. [available here]
  55. Vidmar, N (1999). Juries Don't Make Legal Decisions! and Other Problems: A Critique Of Hastie et al. on Punitive Damages. Law & Human Behavior, 23, 705.
  56. (1998). The Common Law Jury. Law & Contemporary Problems, 62.
  57. Vidmar, N; Gross, F; Rose, M (1998). Jury Awards for Medical Malpractice and Post-Verdict Adjustments of Those Awards. Depaul Law Review, 48, 265. [available here]
  58. Vidmar, N (1998). The Performance of the American Civil Jury: An Empirical Perspective. Arizona Law Review, 40, 849. [available here]
  59. Vidmar, N (1997). Generic Prejudice and the Presumption of Guilt in Sex Abuse Trials. Law & Human Behavior, 21, 5.
  60. Vidmar, N; Beale, S; Rose, M; Donnelly, L (1997). Should We Rush to Reform the Criminal Jury? Consider Conviction Rate Data. Judicature, 80, 286. [available here]
  61. Vidmar, N; Beale, S; Rose, M; Donnelly, L (1997). Rushing to reform the criminal jury? First consider conviction rate data. Judicature, 80, 286-290.
  62. Vidmar, N (1996). Pretrial Prejudice in Canada: A Comparative Perspective on the Criminal Jury. Judicature, 79, 249. [available here]
  63. Vidmar, N (1995). Medical Malpractice and the American Jury: Confronting The Myths About Jury Incompetence, Deep Pockets, And Outrageous Damage Awards.
  64. Vidmar, N.J. (1994/1996). Pap and Circumstance: What Jury Verdict Statistics Can Tell Us about Jury Behavior and the Tort System. Suffolk University Law Review 1205 (1994/1996)., XXVII, 1205.
  65. Vidmar, N (1994). An Antidote to Anecdotes. Suing for Medical Malpractice, 77, 330. [available here]
  66. Vidmar, N (1994). Pap and Circumstance: What Jury Verdict Statistics Tell Us About Jury Behavior and the Tort System. Suffolk University Law Review, 28, 1205. [available here]
  67. Vidmar, N (1994). Making Inferences about Jury Behavior from Jury Verdict Statistics: Cautions about the Lorelei's Lied. Law & Human Behavior, 18, 599.
  68. Vidmar, N (1994). Are Juries Competent to Decide Liability in Tort Cases Involving Scientific/Medical Issues? Some Data from Medical Malpractice. Emory Law Journal, 43, 885. [available here]
  69. Vidmar, N; Diamond, S; Rose, M; Ellis, L (1994). The Reversal Arbitration Board: An ADR Model for Resolving Intra-Corporate Disputes. Journal of Dispute Resolution, 1994, 93. [available here]
  70. Vidmar, ; Lee, ; Cohen, ; Stewart, (1994). Damage Awards and Jurors' Responsibility Ascriptions in Medical Versus Automobile Negligence Cases. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 12, 149.
  71. Vidmar, N; Ogloff, J (1994). The Impact of Pretrial Publicity on Jurors: A Study to Compare the Relative Effects of Television and Print Media in a Child Sex Abuse Case. Law & Human Behavior, 18, 507.
  72. Vidmar, N.J. (1993). The unfair criticism of medical malpractice juries (Reprint). Trial Talk, 42, 5.
  73. Vidmar, N (1993). Comparative Perspectives from the Hong Kong Jury Study. Juries: a Hong Kong Perspective, 2, 110.
  74. Vidmar, N (1993). Empirical Evidence on the "Deep Pockets" Hypothesis: Jury Awards for Pain and Suffering in Medical Malpractice Cases. Duke Law Journal, 43, 217. [available here]
  75. Vidmar, N; Fischer, K; Ellis, R (1993). The "Culture of Battering" and the Role of Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases. Smu Law Review, 46, 2117-2174. [available here]
  76. Vidmar, N; Rice, J (1993). Assessments of Non-Economic Damage Awards in Medical Negligence: A Comparison of Jurors with Legal Professionals. Iowa Law Review, 78, 883. [available here]
  77. Vidmar, N (1993). Verfahrensgerechtigkeit und Alternative Konfliktbewaltigung. Zeitschrift Für Rechts Soziologie, 14, 35-46.
  78. Vidmar, N; Ellis, R; Ravindra, G; Davis, T (1993). Toyota's Arbitration Board: A Conflict Resolution Model for Intra-Corporate Disputes. Alternatives, 11, 44-47.
  79. Vidmar, N (1993). The Unfair Criticism of Medical Malpractice Juries. Judicature, 76, 118. [available here]
  80. Vidmar, N., Donnelly, L., Metzloff, T. & Warren, D. (1992). An Empirical Examination of a Legislated Procedural Reform: Court-based Management of Medical Malpractice Litigation. (Technical Research Report).
  81. Vidmar, N (1992). Procedural Justice and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Psychological Science, 3, 224.
  82. Vidmar, N; Schuller, R (1992). Battered Woman Syndrome Evidence in the Courtroom: A Review of the Literature. Law & Human Behavior, 16, 273.
  83. Vidmar, N. & Rice, J. (1991). Jury determined settlements and summary jury trials: Observations about ADR in an adversary culture. Florida State Law Review 89., 19, 89.
  84. Vidmar, N; Bromwich Esq., M; Diamond, S; Kirtley, J; Sanford, B; Totenberg, N; Wermiel, S (1991). Panel Three: The Roles of Juries and the Press in the Modern Judicial System. American University Law Review, 40, 597. [available here]
  85. Vidmar, N; Rice, J (1991). Jury Determined Settlements and Summary Jury Trials: Observations about Alternative Dispute Resolution in an Adversary Culture. Florida State University Law Review, 19, 89. [available here]
  86. Vidmar, N; Kritzer, H; Bogart, W (1991). To Confront or Not to Confront: Measuring Claiming Rates in Discrimination Grievances. Law & Society Review, 25, 875-887. [available here]
  87. Vidmar, N; Kritzer, H; Bogart, W (1991). The Aftermath of Injury: Cultural Factors in Compensation Seeking in Canada and the United States. Law & Society Review, 25, 499-543. [available here]
  88. Vidmar, N (1991). Medical Malpractice Juries. Duke Law Magazine, 8, 8.
  89. Vidmar, N; Hans, V (1991). The American Jury: Twenty-Five Years Later. Law & Social Inquiry, 16, 401. [available here]
  90. Kritzer, H., Bogart, W.A., & Vidmar, N. (1990). The Aftermath of Injury: Compensation Seeking in Canada and the United States. (Technical Research Report).
  91. Vidmar, N (1990). The Origins and Consequences of Procedural Fairness. Law & Social Inquiry: Journal of the American Bar Foundation, 15, 877. [available here]
  92. Vidmar, N; Feldhusen, B (1990). Appendix: Exemplary Damage Claims in Ontario: An Empirical Profile. Canadian Business Law Journal, 16, 262-268.
  93. Vidmar, N.J. (1989). Is The Jury Competent?. Law and Contemporary Problems, 52(4).
  94. Vidmar, N (1989). Foreword: Empirical Research and the Issue of Jury Competence. Law & Contemporary Problems, 52, 1. [available here]
  95. Vidmar, N; Schuller, R (1989). Juries and Expert Evidence: Social Framework Testimony. Law & Contemporary Problems, 52, 133-176. [available here]
  96. Vidmar, N (1988). Seeking Justice: An Empirical Map of Consumer Problems and Consumer Responses in Canada. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 26, 757-796. [available here]
  97. Vidmar, N; Rowe Jr., T (1988). Empirical Research on Offers of Settlement: A Preliminary Report. Law & Contemporary Problems, 51(4), 13-39. [available here], [doi]
  98. Vidmar, N; Schuller, R (1987). Individual Differences and the Pursuit of Legal Rights: A Preliminary Inquiry. Law & Human Behavior, 11, 299.
  99. Vidmar, N (1987). Assessing the Effects of Case Characteristics and Settlement Forums on Dispute Outcomes and Compliance. Law & Society Review, 21, 155-164. [available here]
  100. Vidmar, N; Samuels, J (1987). Consumer Complaints and the Ontario Business Practices Act: An Empirical Study. University of Western Ontario Law Review, 24, 83-101. [available here]
  101. Vidmar, N (1986). The Legal System as Social. Science, 234, 93.
  102. Vidmar, N., & Lawrence, C. (April 30, 1985). The impact of statistical evidence on the legal system. (Technical Research Report. Prepared for (U.S.) National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences).
  103. Vidmar, N (1985). An Assessment of Mediation in a Small Claims Court. Journal of Social Issues, 41(2), 127-144.
  104. Vidmar, N; Flaherty, D (1985). Concern for Personal Privacy in an Electronic Age. Journal of Communication, 35, 91-103.
  105. Vidmar, N; Melnitzer, J (1984). Juror Prejudice: An Empirical Study of a Challenge for Cause. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 22, 487. [available here]
  106. Vidmar, N (1984). The Small Claims Court: A Reconceptualization of Disputes and an Empirical Investigation. Law & Society Review, 18, 515-550. [available here]
  107. Vidmar, N (1983). Privacy and Two-Way Cable Television: A Study of Canadian Public Opinion. (Technical Research Report. Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communication).
  108. Vidmar, N; Laird, N (1983). Adversary Social Roles: Their Effects on Witnesses' Communication of Evidence and the Assessments of Adjudicators. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 44, 888-898.
  109. Vidmar, N. & Short, J. A. (1982). The effects of criminal justice issues on voting behavior. (Technical Research Report. Federal Ministry of the Solicitor General of Canada).
  110. Vidmar, N; Dittenhofer, T (1981). Informed Public Opinion and Death Penalty Attitudes. Canadian Journal of Criminology, 23, 43-56.
  111. Judson, J (1981). The Use of Social Science Data in a Change of Venue Application: A Case Study. Canadian Bar Review, 59, 76-102.
  112. Vidmar, N; Dittenhoffer, A (1981). Canadian public opinion and the death penalty: The effects of knowledge on attitudes. Canadian Journal of Criminology, 23, 43-56.
  113. Vidmar, N; Sheppard, B (1980). Adversary Pretrial Procedures and Testimonial Evidence: Effects of Lawyer's Role and Machavellianism. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 39(2), 320-332. [doi]  [abs]
  114. Vidmar, N; Miller, D (1980). Sociopsychological Processes Underlying Attitudes Toward Legal Punishment. Law & Society Review, 14, 565-602. [available here]
  115. Vidmar, NJ (1979). The other issues in jury simulation research: A commentary with particular reference to defendant character studies. Law and Human Behavior, 3, 95-106.
  116. Vidmar, N.J. (April, 1978). Implementing the information/education campaign on firearms control: A literature review. (Technical Research Report. Ministry of the Solicitor General of Canada).
  117. Vidmar, N; Sarat, A (1976). Public Opinion, the Death Penalty, and the Eighth Amendment: Testing the Marshall Hypothesis. Wisconsin Law Review, 1976, 171. [available here]
  118. Vidmar, N (1976). Choosing, Finding and Evaluating Methods of Obtaining Legal Justice. Contemporary Psychology, 21, 773.
  119. Vidmar, N; Bermant, G; Nemeth, C (1976). Psychology and the Law: Research Frontiers.
  120. Vidmar, N; Berg, K (1975). Authoritarianism and Recall of Evidence About Criminal Behavior. Journal of Research in Personality, 9, 147-157.
  121. Vidmar, N; Sorrento, (1974). Impact of Events: Short-Term v. Long-Term Effects of a Crisis. Public Opinion Quarterly, 38, 271-279.
  122. Vidmar, N; Crinklaw, (1974). Attributing Responsibility for an Accident: A Methodological and Conceptual Critique. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 6, 113-130.
  123. Vidmar, N (1974). Retributive and Utilitarian Motives and Other Correlates of Canadian Attitudes Toward the Death Penalty. Canandian Psychology, 15, 337-356.
  124. Vidmar, N; Ellsworth, (1974). Public Opinion and the Death Penalty. Stanford Law Review, 26, 1245. [available here]
  125. Vidmar, N; Sorrenti, (1974). Opinion Change in a Crisis: Effects of 1970 Canadian Kidnapping Crisis on Political and Ethnic Attitudes. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 6, 199-218.
  126. Sorrentino, R; Vidmar, N (1974). Research note: the short-term and long-term effects of a crisis. Public Opinion Quarterly, 38, 271-279.
  127. Vidmar, N; Rokeach, M (1974). Archie Bunker's Bigotry: A Study in Selective Perception and Exposure. Journal of Communication, 24, 36-47.
  128. Vidmar, N (1974). Effects of Group Discussion on Category Width Judgments. Journal of Personal & Social Psychology, 29, 187-195.
  129. Vidmar, N; Rokeach, M (1973). Testimony Concerning Possible Jury Bias in a Black Panther Murder Trial. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 3, 19-29.
  130. Crinklaw, L. & Vidmar, N. (1972). Inferential Sets, Locus of Control and Attribution of Responsibility for an Accident. U.W.O. Research Bulletin #246. (Technical Research Report).
  131. Jackson, D; Hourany, L; Vidmar, N (1972). A four-dimensional interpretation of risk taking. Journal of Personality, 40(3), 483-501. [doi]
  132. Vidmar, NJ (1972). Effects of decision alternatives on the verdicts and perceptions of simulated jurors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 22, 211-218.
  133. Crinklaw, L. & Vidmar, N. (1971). Attribution of Responsibility for an Accident. U.W.O. Research Bulletin #186. (Technical Research Report).
  134. Vidmar, N; Burdeny, TC (1971). Effects of group size and item type in the "group shift" effect. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 4, 393-407.
  135. Ferguson, DA; Vidmar, N (1971). Effects of group discussion on estimates of culturally appropriate risk levels.. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 20, 436-445.
  136. Vidmar, NJ (1971). Effects of representational roles and mediators on negotiation effectiveness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 17, 48-58.
  137. Vidmar, N; Hackman, JR (1971). Inter-laboratory generalizability of small group research: an experimental study. Journal of of Social Psychology, 83, 129-139.
  138. Hackman, JR; Vidmar, N (1970). Effects of size and task type on group performance and member reactions. Sociometry, 33, 37-54.
  139. Vidmar, N; McGrath, JE (1970). Forces affecting success in negotiation groups. Behavioral Science, 15, 154-163.
  140. Vidmar, NJ (1970). Group composition and the risky shift. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 6, 153-166.
  141. Vidmar, N.J. (August, 1969). Perceptions of Patient Behavior and Effects of Environmental Change. T.R. #601. (Technical Research Report).
  142. McGrath, J. E., Vidmar, N. & Weidemann, S. (April, 1967). Social and Psychological Factors in Human Stress. Program Report: Phase I. (Technical Research Report).
  143. Vidmar, N; McGrath, J (1965). Role Assignment and Attitudinal Commitment as Factors in Negotiation.


  1. Vidmar, N.J. (October, 1995). Malpractice and the American jury: Confronting the myths about jury incompetence, deep pockets, and outrageous damage awards.. University of Michigan Press.
  2. Hans, V., & Vidmar, N. (March, 1986). Judging the jury.. Plenum Press.  (Published in the Japanese language by Gendaijinbun Publishing (2000).)

Chapters in Books

  1. Vidmar, N "Media Impact on Trial by Jury." Media Coverage in Criminal Justice Cases: What Prosecutors and Defenders Can and Cannot Say. 2013: 197-242.
  2. Vidmar, N "Lay Decision-Makers in the Legal Process." The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research. 2010: 625-651.
  3. Vidmar, N "Comment: Juries and Testimony from Medical Experts." Professionalism in Medicine: The Case-Based Guide for Medical Students. 2009: 403-405.
  4. Vidmar, N "Civil Juries in Ecological Context: Methodological Implications for Research." Civil Juries and Civil Justice: Psychological and Legal Perspectives. 2008: 35-65.
  5. Vidmar, N "Trial By Jury Involving Persons Accused of Terrorism or Supporting Terrorism." Law and Psychology. 2006: 318-337. [2811]
  6. Vidmar, N "When Jurors Talk About Their Verdict." Jury Ethics: Juror Conduct and Jury Dynamics. 2006: 237-245.
  7. Vidmar, N., Gross, F., & Rose, M. "Jury Awards for Medical Malpracticeand Post-verdict Adjustment of Those Awards." Civil Procedure:Doctrine, Practice, and Context. Ed. in S Salvin et. al 2nd editionAspen, 2004
  8. Vidmar, N; Hans, V "Jurors and Juries." Blackwell Companion to Law and Society. Ed. A. Sarat Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004: 195-211.
  9. Eisenberg and Vidmar (drafters) "Brief Amici Curiae of Certain Leading Social Scientists and Scholars in Support of Respondents in State Farm Mutual Automobile Company v. Campbell." Supreme Court of the United States , No. 01-1289. October, 2002
  10. Vidmar, N "Retributive Justice: Its Social Context." The Justice Motive in Everyday Life. Ed. M. Ross & D.T. Miller Cambridge University Press, 2002: 291-317. [available here]
  11. Vidmar, N "Juries." Legal Systems of the World. Ed. Herbert Kritzer Santa Barbara , CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002
  12. Vidmar, N. & Schuller, R. "The Jury: Selecting Impartial Peers." Psychology and Law: Canadian Perspectives. Ed. R. Schuller & J. Ogloff University of Toronto Press, 2001
  13. Vidmar, N "Retribution and Revenge." Handbook of Justice Research in Law. Ed. J. Sanders & V. L. Hamilton 2001: 31-63.
  14. Vidmar, N; Corbin, R "Survey Research Goes to Court." Marketing Research: State of the Art Perspectives. Ed. Chuck Chakrapani American Marketing Assoc., 2000
  15. Corbin, R. M., & Vidmar, N. "Survey Research Goes to Court." Marketing Research: State of the Art Perspective. Ed. Chuck Chakrapan Chicago, IL: American Marketing Association, 1999
  16. Vidmar, N "Jury's Comprehension of Scientific Evidence." National Conference on Science and the Law, Proceedings. Ed. U.S. Dept of Justice and National Institute of Justice National Institute of Justice, 1999: 181-188.
  17. Vidmar, N "Maps, Gaps, Socio-legal Scholarship and the Tort Reform Debate." Social Science, Social Policy and the Law. Ed. A. Sarat et al New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1999
  18. Vidmar , principal author "amicus brief on behalf of respondent in Kumho Tire Company v. Patrick Carmichael et. al." No.97-109 Supreme Court of the United States, October 1998 term. 1998 on the subject of how juries evaluate expert testimony
  19. Vidmar, N "How Many Words for a Camel? A Perspective on Judicial Evaluation of Social Science Evidence." Filtering and Anaylzing Evidence in an Age of Diversity. 1995
  20. Berg, K. & Vidmar, N. "Authoritarianism and recall of evidence about criminal behavior (Reprint)." Readings in Trial Advocacy and The Social Sciences. Ed. R. Krivoshey Garland Publishing, 1993
  21. Sarat, A. & Vidmar, N. "Public opinion, the death penalty, and the eighth amendment: testing the Marshall hypothesis (Reprint)." A Capital Punishment Anthology. Ed. Victor Streib Springfield, IL: Anderson, 1993
  22. Vidmar, N.J. "How Many Words for a Camel? A Perspective on Judicial Evaluation of Social Science Evidence." Filtering and Analyzing Evidence in an Age of Diversity. Ed. Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice 1993
  23. Vidmar, N; Koppen, P "Gedragswetenschappelijk bewijs: een overzicht." De Menselijke Factor: Psychologie voor Juristen. Ed. P. J. van Koppen & H. F. M. Crombag Arnhem: Gouda Quint BV, 1991
  24. Vidmar, N "Social Science Evidence and Data." Forensic Evidence in Canada. Ed. G. M. Chayko, E. D. Gulliver and D. V. MacDougall Canada Law Book, 1991
  25. Bogart, W.A. & Vidmar, N. "Problems and Experience with the Ontario Civil Justice System." Access To Justice: Bridges and Barriers. Ed. A. Hutchinson Carswell, 1990
  26. Vidmar, N; Bogart, W "Problems and Experience with the Ontario Civil Justice System: An Empirical Assessment." Access to Civil Justice: Bridges and Barriers. 1990
  27. Vidmar, N.J. "The impact of statistical evidence in the legal system." The Evolving Role of Statistical Assessments as Evidence in the Courts. National Research Council, Commission on Behavioral and Social Science and Education: Springer-Verlag, 1989
  28. Vidmar, N "Assessing the Impact of Statistical Evidence: A Social Science Perspective." The Evolving Role of Statistical Assessments as Evidence in the Courts. 1989: 279.
  29. Vidmar, N "The Mediation of Small Claims Disputes: A Critical Perspective." Research on Negotiation in Organizations. Ed. M. Bazerman, R. Lewicki, & B. Sheppard JAI Press, 1986
  30. Vidmar, N.J. "An assessment of mediation in a small claims court (Reprint)." Readings in social psychology: Classic and Canadian contributions. Ed. B. Earn & S. Towson Peterborough, Canada: Broadview Press Ltd., 1985
  31. Vidmar, N "Social Psychology and the Legal Process." Social Psychology. Ed. A.S. Kahn Dubuque, Iowa: W. C. Brown & Co., 1984
  32. Vidmar, N; Saunders, D; Hewitt, E "Eyewitness Testimony and the Discrediting Effect." Evaluating Witness Evidence. Ed. S. Lloyd-Bostock & B. Clifford London: Wiley, 1983: 57.
  33. Vidmar, N. & Ellsworth, P. "Public opinion and the death penalty (Reprint)." The Death Penalty in America. Ed. H. Bedau 3rd editionNew York: Oxford, 1982
  34. Vidmar, N. & Miller, D. T. "Social psychological motives underlying punishment reactions." Social Psychology: XXIInd International Congress of Psychology. Ed. H. Hiebsch Berlin, Germany: VEB DeutscherVerlag, 1982: 195-202.
  35. Vidmar, N; Short, J "Social Psychological Dynamics in the Settlement of Small Claims Court Cases." Psychology and Law: Topics From an International Conference. Ed. D. Muller, D. Blackman, & A. Chapman London: Wiley, 1982
  36. Vidmar, N; Hans, V "Jury Selection." The Psychology of the Courtroom. Ed. N. Kerr & R. Bray Academic Press, 1982: 39.
  37. Vidmar, N; Miller, D "The Social Psychology of Punishment Reactions." The Justice Motive in Social Behavior. Ed. M. Lerner & S. Lerner New York: Plenum, 1981: 145-172.
  38. Vidmar, N "Justice Motives and Other Psychological Factors in the Development and Resolution of Disputes." The Justice Motive in Social Behavior. Ed. M. Lerner & S. Lerner New York: Plenum, 1981: 395-422.
  39. Vidmar, N.J. "Observations on dispute dynamics and resolution hearing outcomes in a small claims court." Law & Psychology: Oxford University Centre for Socio-legal Studies Proceedings. Ed. S. Lloyd-Bostock December, 1980
  40. Vidmar, N. & Rokeach, M "Archie Bunker's bigotry: A study in selective perception and exposure (Reprint)." All in the Family: A Critical Appraisal. Ed. P. Adler 1979
  41. Vidmar, N.J. "Social science and jury selection." Psychology and the Litigation Process. Law Society of Upper Canada, 1977
  42. Sorrentino, R., Vidmar, N. & Goodstadt, M. "Opinion change in a crisis: Effects of the 1970 Canadian kidnapping crisis on political and ethnic attitudes (Reprint)." Canada; A Sociological Profile. Ed. W. E. Mann & L. Wheatcroft Toronto, Canada: Copp Clark, 1976
  43. Vidmar, N. & Ellsworth, P. "Public opinion and the death penalty (Reprint)." Capital Punishment in the United States. Ed. H. Bedau & C. Pierce New York: AMS Press, 1976
  44. Sarat, A. & Vidmar, N. "Public opinion, the death penalty, and the eighth amendment: testing the Marshall hypothesis (Reprint)." Capital Punishment in the United States. Ed. H. Bedau and C. Pierce New York: AMS Press, 1976
  45. Vidmar, N. & Rokeach, M "Archie Bunker's bigotry: A study in selective perception and exposure (Reprint)." Mass Media and Society. Ed. A. Wells 1975
  46. Vidmar, N. & Rokeach, M "Archie Bunker's bigotry: A study in selective perception and exposure (Reprint)." Mind over Message. Ed. C. Wilson 1975
  47. Vidmar, N.J. "Effects of decision alternatives on the verdicts and perceptions of simulated jurors (Reprint)." Readings in social psychology. Ed. Kaufmann and Solomon 1973
  48. Hackman, J.R. & Vidmar, N. "Effects of size and task type on group performance and member reactions (Reprint)." Basic topics in social psychology. Ed. L. Marlowe Holbrook Press, 1972
  49. Hackman, J.R. & Vidmar, N. "Effects of size and task type on group performance and member reactions (Reprint)." Readings in organizational behavior and human performance. Ed. Cummings and Scott 1972
  50. Hackman, J.R. & Vidmar, N. "Effects of size and task type on group performance and member reactions (Reprint)." Small group communication: A reader. Ed. Cathcart, Samovar, & Lustig 4th edition1972
  51. Hackman, J.R. & Vidmar, N. "Effects of size and task type on group performance and member reactions (Reprint)." Interpersonal behavior in small groups. Ed. R. Ofshe Prentice Hall, 1970

Book Reviews

  1. Vidmar, N.J. (February 3, 2005). [First, Do No Harm: The Cure for Medical Malpractice (Book Review)]. The New England Journal of Medicine, 352, 521.
  2. Vidmar, N.J. (1994). [An Antidote To Anecdotes (Book review of Frank A. Sloan, et al., Suing for Medical Malpractice, 1993)]. Judicature, 77, 330.
  3. Vidmar, N.J. (1993). [Comparative Lessons from the Hong Kong Jury Study (Book Review)]. Asia Pacific Law Review, 2, 110.
  4. Vidmar, N.J. (1990). [The Origins and Consequences of Procedural Fairness (Book Review and Essay)]. Law and Social Inquiry, 15, 877-892.
  5. Vidmar, N.J. (1976). [Choosing, finding and evaluating methods of obtaining legal justice: a review of Thibaut and Walker's "Procedural Justice Contemporary Psychology"]. 21, 773-774.

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