overassess


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That is, if they do not plan to reassess for another few years, during which property values appreciate, then they may overassess the property in anticipation.
Legislators, judges, and juries following intuitive notions of blameworthiness will tend to overassess individual responsibility and underassess situational factors.
We might begin with the danger of simple majority rules and juries rushing to judgment, in which case we prefer supermajorities and then suppress the product rule "because" we would otherwise dramatically overassess likelihoods.
Such an error would tend to cause the jury to overassess the probative value of the testimony.
The rule is thus information-forcing in the important sense that it controls B's incentive to overassess potential damages.