Juries

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Constitutional Law

Illinois law reducing civil juries to six people is unconstitutional, state’s top court rules

National Pulse

Professor says data mining can improve jury selection

Storytelling

Don’t underestimate the value of comedy in the courtroom

Juries

Judge refuses for-cause challenge to potential juror wearing Confederate flag T-shirt

Legal Ethics

Tim Kaine article struggled with ethics of striking jurors based on race, acknowledged he did it

Criminal Justice

Criminal trials have become so scarce that federal judge had only one in his 4 years on the bench

Evidence

Slow-motion videos of a crime can cause jurors to view wrongdoing as intentional, study finds

ABA Annual Meeting

ABA House adopts measures intended to fight bias in schools and on juries

Legal Ethics

Judge agrees to suspension for Facebook comments, says he doesn’t believe prosecutor is a racist

Supreme Court Report

Juror strikes in capital murder case were based on race, SCOTUS rules

Storytelling

What ‘Hamilton’ teaches lawyers about framing a story

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Lawyer making routine list discovered law-firm partner didn’t have law license; she gets prison time

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules federal judges have inherent power to recall discharged jurors to correct error

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for black man who claimed prosecutors eliminated blacks from jury on basis of race

Juries

Juror asks judge to reduce his six-month sentence for misconduct

Tort Law

Jury awards $55M to woman who claimed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused her cancer

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court considers federal judge’s authority to recall jury shortly after discharge

Juries

New jury will be picked after juror questions judge about lack of diversity

Internet Law

California bill would allow judges to fine jurors for online misdeeds

Criminal Justice

Jurors should acquit when cops and prosecutors treat blacks unfairly, law prof says in op-ed
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