What Is A Jury Trial (No. 3)?

  What most people don’t understand – and most lawyers don’t want to talk about – is that jury selection is more DEselection. Everyone thinks they have no prejudices (they do) and can be fair in every case (they can’t). There’s a famous story about President George Herbert Walker Bush withdrawing as a judge in […]

What Is A Jury Trial (No. 1)?

The Jury consequently invests the people … with the direction of society.             Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America   This series is about jury trials. Conflict has been used to resolve disputes for centuries – perhaps as long as time itself. Before trials, opposing sides would meet on a field for a battle or […]