Juries

Trials & Litigation

Judge refuses to release names of jurors in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Constitutional Law

Advocacy group sues Denver over courthouse leafletting arrests

Trials & Litigation

Found not guilty, murder defendant wins only a mistrial after jury is polled

Legislation & Lobbying

New California law bars grand juries from deciding cop charges in excessive force cases

Death Penalty

Holdout juror blocks death penalty for James Holmes

Trials & Litigation

Judge imposes $1,300 fine on unpaid court-appointed lawyer for refusing to try case

Juries

George W. Bush reports for jury duty

Juries

NYU Law School will research decline in civil jury trials with $2M gift

Trials & Litigation

Judge blames ‘mindless digital interaction’ for juror texts during murder trial, OKs guilty verdict

Death Penalty

Inmates are more likely to get the death penalty if their faces are deemed untrustworthy, study says

Criminal Justice

Bailiff relays jury impression of defense lawyer in trial texts to prosecutor

Internet Law

Judge delays civil trial because of lawyer’s Facebook post

Criminal Justice

Were relatives culpable in shooter’s deadly courthouse attack? Jury to decide in cyberstalking trial

Constitutional Law

Over 100 convictions reversed over faulty jury instructions on manslaughter

Juries

Judge cites ‘tainted juror,’ grants mistrial to former football players in rape case

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused of using forged power of attorney to help pull off double murder wins mistrial

Jurors

Judge ousts three jurors in trial of accused theater shooter James Holmes

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer spends a night in jail over his attitude about being selected for jury duty

Crafting Stories

Savvy trial lawyers create sensory experiences to help jurors perceive witnesses’ stories

U.S. Supreme Court

Do notes highlighting prospective black jurors support a Batson violation? SCOTUS accepts case