785 ABA Journal Juries articles.
Judge T.S. Ellis III told jurors that reasonable doubt is a doubt based on reason, and the government is not required to prove guilt beyond “all possible doubt.”
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It’s been 13 years since a floridly psychotic black man named Andre Thomas was sentenced to die.…
Jun 8, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
As I’ve been writing this column on law and pop culture over the past year or so, I’ve started to realize that…
May 7, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
Washington has become the first state to adopt a rule that expands the ban on race-based peremptory challenges during jury selection.
The new rule, known as General Rule 37,…
Apr 25, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
A California judge declared a mistrial in a medical malpractice case last week after the doctor defendant—and former drummer for The Offsrping—performed CPR on a potential juror.
Gynecological oncologist James…
Apr 2, 2018 12:51 PM CDT
Jurors considering the fate of a former Texas lawyer accused of trading sex with clients for legal services were so taken aback by a video of one rough sexual encounter…
Mar 30, 2018 3:55 PM CDT
Kris Gerig and Sarah Abbott first met when they served on a New Orleans jury in August 2015 for a theft case.
They were back in court on March 14…
Mar 27, 2018 3:18 PM CDT
Jury deliberations in the trial of former BigLaw lawyer Evan Greebel were “a complete mess,” according to a juror affidavit.
The jury was unanimous when it convicted Greebel on…
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Former President Barack Obama was dismissed from jury duty on Wednesday when he was selected for a jury panel that wasn’t needed for a trial.
While lawyers at Chicago’s Daley…
Nov 8, 2017 1:27 PM CST
Voltaire’s software can search through billions of data points, including public records and social media posts, and pull up all kinds of information on prospective jurors. The software, powered by IBM Watson, also uses deep psycholinguistic and behavioral analysis to discover the biases and views of prospective jurors.
Nov 1, 2017 1:05 AM CDT
Former President Barack Obama has been called for jury duty, and he reportedly plans to show up.
Obama was called for jury duty in Cook County, which includes the city…
Oct 30, 2017 12:08 PM CDT
Updated: A judge in California has overturned a $417 million verdict and granted a new trial in a suit claiming talcum powder causes ovarian cancer.
Judge Maren Nelson of Los…
Oct 23, 2017 5:23 PM CDT
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