Resources and Reports

Links to our reports, research publications, media engagements, and organisations working to further trauma-informed courtrooms.


Brooks, M., & Fawcett, H. (2024). Jurors need help – gruelling criminal cases can leave them with lasting trauma. The Conversation.

Fawcett, H. (2023). Tackling juror trauma and stress. Jury Hub, Open University

Fawcett, H. (2023). Human remains in the courtroom. British Psychological Society.

Herbert, A. (2024). The power of jury duty: A map of emotions on a rape trial. The Open Review, 9, 39-45.


Fawcett, H., & Brooks, M. (2024). Psychological aspects of participating in jury duty. Jury Hub, Open University.


Claiming Space – organisation that raises awareness and provides training around vicarious trauma for lawyers working with traumatic material or with clients who have experienced trauma

Canadian Juries Commission – organisation dedicated to juror wellbeing in Canada, providing peer support for jurors


Robertson, N., Davies, G., & Nettleingham, A. (2009). Vicarious traumatisation as a consequence of jury service. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, 48(1), 1-12.

Welsh, E., Robertson, N., Ireland, L., & Davies, G. (2020). The impact of jury service on Scottish jurors’ health and well‐being. The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice59(1), 3-16.