Twelve Angry Jurors (and four alternates)
November 30, 2012 11:48 AM Subscribe
Tell me all the secrets of voir dire.
posted by roger ackroyd to law & government (7 answers total) 21 users marked this as a favorite
I recently spent four fascinating weeks on a jury for a murder trial. Witnessing our legal process in action was incredibly educational, but I keep wondering about the first three days of voir dire, when the prosecution and defense went through about a hundred potential jurors. My research has turned up articles like this one
, but I'm interested in the nitty gritty -- the little "tells" that a jury selection expert might look for. (The defense had a guy watching us like a hawk the entire time.)