Monthly Archives: August 2013
One juror’s experience. Excellent read.
Every so often, I see something that a juror has written about his or her experience as a juror, and they are always valuable. Some moreso than others. A man named Gerry Walker in New York City wrote a terrific … Continue reading
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The Mini-Opening Before Oral Questioning: Upgrade Your Voir Dire
Many states permit the lawyers to make a brief opening statement before the oral questioning of prospective jurors (e.g., California Code of Civil Procedure, sec. 222.5). If your state permits this, you should absolutely do it.