Published Online: 1 April 1983
Page Count: 5
Associate professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
(Received 2 August 1982; accepted 9 August 1982)
This paper conceptualizes and describes specific qualities of source credibility. Implications of the conception for communication in general and for expert witnesses in particular are elaborated. Dimensions of credibility, the role of the attorney, delivery, dialect, ethnic background, clothing, and characteristics of juries are considered.
Paper ID: JFS11542J