Juries

Criminal Justice

DOJ denounces ‘irresponsible’ leaks in Ferguson police-shooting case

Juries

Jodi Arias juror is dismissed after asking a reporter this question

Trials & Litigation

Sequestered juror’s Internet surfing at issue in Palm Beach polo mogul’s DUI manslaughter retrial

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards record $4.65M in death of homeless street preacher restrained by sheriff’s deputies

Trials and Litigation

Potential juror is jailed over Internet research on billionaire’s DUI manslaughter case

Juries

Tweet spurs probe of possible grand jury leak in Ferguson shooting

Criminal Justice

Man who shot teen in loud-music dispute convicted of murder in retrial with ‘racial overtones’

U.S. Supreme Court

Juror at center of SCOTUS case contests plaintiff’s version of events

Judiciary

Federal judge discloses his ‘stupid little trial’ remark after realizing juror may have heard it

Trials & Litigation

Co-worker who texted juror about case gets reply text from judge

Criminal Justice

Murder defendant has horns and 666 tattoo; picture will be shown in voir dire

Juries

Should pot be legal? Do you do crossword puzzles? Answers help lawyers pick jurors

Judiciary

Nevada chief justice is chosen as juror in criminal case

Juries

Mistrial declared after juror misses a day of deliberations, ignores calls from court

Jurors

Jurors submit 281 questions to judge in hiring corruption trial

Trials & Litigation

Pretrial searches of jurors’ social media could prevent mistrials, judges suggest

Celebrities

Madonna breezes through jury duty, is excused early due to ‘distraction’ she caused at courthouse

Ethics

Lawyers may look at what jurors post online, but only if it’s available to the public

Around the Blawgosphere

Taking on SCOTUS’ own ‘buffer zone’ | Ability as a witness can outweigh top expert credentials

Trials & Litigation

Woman is convicted of causing 2 deaths by stopping for ducklings on highway, faces maximum of life