Bredar was spurred to question the jurors for potential bias when a juror told him she feared the gang might hurt her husband because she had disclosed his place of employment during the jury selection process.
Because the juror said she had expressed her fears to fellow jurors, Bredar questioned the panel members individually about whether "anything occurred since we last spoke" that would cause them to change their answer regarding their ability to "be a fair and impartial juror."
13), which concerned a juror
in a criminal case (involving a youthful-looking African-American defendant) who expressed her opinion during voir dire that the "system is rigged against young African-American males."
Rather than assume a set of views based on characteristics like gender or age, it is far smarter and more precise to ask probing questions that get directly at each prospective juror
's actual beliefs and biases.
Among other things, the law makes it illegal to threaten or "intimidate" a former juror
in response to any actions the person took while serving on a jury.
In a previous appeal, the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth Department, ruled that Davis raised a legitimate question about the juror
who was excused and the case was sent back to County Court to determine if the prosecution had a proper reason to excuse the juror
HOW YOU ARE CHOSEN Names for potential juror
duty are selected from the electoral register.
One serious problem arises when a juror
performs independent research about the case.
God Thinking: Every Juror
's Moral Brain, Religious Beliefs, and the Effects on a Trial Verdict.
in the Bill Cosby sexual assault case which ended in mistrial, said under the condition of anonymity that hours of deliberations led to 10 of the 12 jurors
(seven men and five women) agreeing the 79-year-old comedian was guilty on two of the three charges of felony aggravated indecent assault.
[USA], Jun 22 (ANI): Two holdouts kept Bill Cosby from being convicted guilty of sexual assault, a juror
influence." (1) This prohibition encompasses a juror
The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has invited applications from eight to 21-year-olds based in Qatar and around the region to be Ajyal Jurors
at the Ajyal Film Festival, which will take place from November 28 to December 3.
Vogel raised a few eyebrows when she declared from the bench that the media and the public should steer clear of jurors
who served in the high-profile three-week trial.<br />"I don't allow people to contact jurors
," she said after the jury's decision was announced on April 6.