What Bystanders Do When They Witness Violence

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GUESTS:
Karl Fischer, crime reporter, Bay Area News Group
Mahzarin Banaji, psychology professor at Harvard
Eugene Volokh, law professor, UCLA

In Richmond, Calif. a 15-year-old girl was gang raped in a schoolyard during a homecoming dance. As many as 20 people witnessed the assault. Guests talk about what happened in the case, and examine what causes bystander behavior when they witness acts of violence.

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