Voir dire has been the main method for selecting jurors in this country since the founding. Lawyers historically handled this process, but over the last few decades federal judges have taken near complete control over jury selection. This is a problem. The Civil Jury Project at New York University School of Law has been monitoring this issue...
In the twenty third and final installment of his weekly column in Law360, DOAR’s real-life New York City Jury Consultant and Psychologist reviews the fictional NYC Jury Consultant/Psychologist on the television series “Bull,” focusing on what litigation is really like in the trenches.
Inside Edition met with Stephanie O’Connor, a consultant in DOAR’s trial practice, to discuss jury selection in the Cosby criminal trial and the tough road ahead in finding individuals who have not already formed an opinion about the case.
As the Cosby criminal trial is set to begin, jury selection will be the main focus for all involved. NBC News interviews Dr. Roy Futterman who offers valuable insight into perspective jurors, their possible knowledge of Cosby’s history and their potential motivations.
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