Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Jury selection: the law, art, and science of selecting a jury
Examines an integrated approach to jury selection, providing the latest social science methodology and voir dire techniques in order to help you identify problems, spot personality traits, and isolate social and political biases that may afect jury decisions. Includes questions for plaintiff and defense lawyers, and court-proven tips for making favorable impressions on the jury. Discusses: The Right to a Jury Trial; Characteristics and Features of the Jury; Community Analysis: Goals and Methodologies; Investigation of Venire; Mock and Shadow Juries; Challenges to the Array; Challenges for Cause; Peremptory Challenges; Civil and Criminal Voir Dire; and Approaches to Jury Selection.
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