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voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy

Gordon Bermant

voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy

by Gordon Bermant

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Published by Federal Judicial Center in [Washington] .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jury selection -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Gordon Bermant and John Shapard.
      SeriesFJC-R ;, 78-6
      ContributionsShapard, John, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8979 .B48
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 50 p. :
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4064235M
      LC Control Number79602041

        Steer clear from questions in voir dire that can raise a strong cause challenge by your adversary. For example, avoid questions that provide jurors an opportunity to give answers favorable about the themes you plan to discuss in your case and about positive views they . 8 See Gordon Bermant & John Shapard, The Voir Dire Examination, Juror Challenges and Adversary Advocacy, in THE TRIAL PROC 81 (Bruce Dennis Sales ed., ). 9 See WAYNE R. LAFAvE & JEROLD H. ISRAEL, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (2d by: 7.

      The strategic use of theme and theory in presenting your case is effective throughout all phases of the trial and voir dire is no exception. A well-developed voir dire question can both elicit information for the intelligent exercise of a challenge and also serve as a foot-stomping reminder during a findings argument. Weaving your theme and theory into voir dire, however, must conform in some. In choosing jurors, lawyers base their decisions on their implicit personality theories and stereotypes of what is a good juror. According to laboratory studies, a few personality and attitude related characteristics authoritarianism, locus of control, and belief in a just world are weakly related to juror verdicts. these variables may be less important in real cases, however, and attorneys.

      THE USE OF PEREMPTORY CHALLENGES IN JURY SELECTION11This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation unger grant DMS The Voir Dire Examination, Juror Challenges, and Adversary AdvocacyCited by: Before beginning the jury selection process, give the prospective jurors appropriate preliminary instructions and have them sworn. MCR (B). Note: The scope of voir dire examination of prospective jurors is within the discretion of the court, and should be conducted for the purposes of discovering grounds for challenges for.


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Voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy by Gordon Bermant Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE VOIR DIRE EXAMINATION, JUROR CHALLENGES, AND ADVERSARY ADVOCACY By Gordon Bermant and John Shapard. The Voir Dire Examination, Juror Challenges, and Adversary Advocacy. Authors; R. Voir dire examination of jurors: I. The English practice. Georgetown Law Journal, –, () The Voir Dire Examination, Juror Challenges, and Adversary Advocacy.

In: Sales B.D. (eds) The Trial Process. Perspectives in Law & Psychology, vol 2. Cited by: The voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy Paperback – January 1, by : Gordon. Bermant. Voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy.

[Washington]: Federal Judicial Center, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Bermant; John Shapard. A broad review of the legal and psychological issues presented by the voir dire examination and subsequent challenges of prospective jurors.

The discussion is organized under four headings: interests, criteria, parameters, and methodology. An edited version of the paper is contained in The Trial Process (B. Sales ed., Plenum ). Voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Please, subscribe or login to access all content. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. Voir dire is the process of selecting a jury. This process occurs in those cases in which there is the need for a jury, as opposed to a bench trial where the judge serves as the jury.

In the voir dire process, prosecutors and defense attorneys ask members of the jury pool questions to determine whether or not they want those jurors to remain on. The Voir Dire Examination, Juror Challenges, and Adversary Advocacy.

Gordon Bermant, John Shapard. About this book. Introduction. from the first in that it attempts to bring together those psycholegal scholars who are doing the major re­ search on the trial process today and provides broad coverage of critical research on the trial. and Moore, R.

(b). Voir dire examination of jurors. The Federal practice. Georgetown Law Journal, 17, 13– The law in England has changed somewhat, but challenges on grounds of nonspecific biases are rare in England [see Hans, V.

Jury selection in two countries: A psychological by: 1. The experiment manipulated two target (judge-versus attorney-conducted voir dire) and two interpersonal style variables (personal versus formal).

The dependent measure was the consistency of subjects' attitude reports given at pretest and again verbally in court. One-hundred-and-sixteen jury-eligible community residents by: NCJRS NOV 20\J ACQUJS}l'IOf~S THE VOIR DIRE E~AMINATION, JUROR CHALLENGES, AND ADVERSARY ADVOCACY ny Gordon Bermant and John Shapard Federal Judicial Center November, Get this from a library.

The voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy. [Gordon Bermant; John Shapard]. Voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy.

[Washington]: Federal Judicial Center, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Bermant; John Shapard.

Jury Selection Handbook is a well-organized, easily understood explanation of the nuts and bolts of how to go about picking a jury. The pages are filled with gems of practical wisdom that it took me years to learn in the school of hard knocks, and the books prescriptions for organizing, planning, and executing the voir dire examination are on the mark.

Get this from a library. The voir dire examination, juror challenges, and adversary advocacy. [Gordon Bermant; John Shapard; Federal Judicial Center.]. remaining states counsel conduct the entire examination.

See Y. Kamisar, W. LaFave & J. Israel, Modern Criminal Procedure (5th ed. ); G. Bermant & J. Shepard, The Voir Dire Examination, Juror Challenges, and Adversary Advocacy 22 (). [Vol.

49Author: Steven C. Bennett. Start studying AJS Chapter 8. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Browse. phone book numbers of people in the area Which of the following is a way a juror can be challenged for cause in voir dire.

for being linked to the case b. for being fit c. for being unbiased. Closely related to jury selection is voir dire, the system of examination whereby both the prosecution (or plaintiff, in a civil case) and defense can object to a juror.

May attorneys believe that a jury trial is won or lost in the jury selection phase. This page collects library resources to devoted to the art and science of selecting a : Thomas Keefe.

Jury selection can be a terrifying experience for even the most seasoned trial attorneys. Jury Selection Handbook: The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Jury Selection dissects the process and highlights the strategic choices available to trial attorneys at every step of the process.

This book is intended for law students and fledgling lawyers who are acquiring their jury selection skills, as well Book Edition:. The practice of voir dire has a venerable history in the United States. However, despite numerous historical and legal discussions of the topic, and the increased participation of social scientists in the process, few empirical studies have been conducted on what actually occurs during voir dire.

The lack of normative data is especially troublesome in the face of recent attacks on the process Cited by: Part 2 Voir Dire: Selecting Jurors Wisely.

8 Setting the Stage. 9 Understanding Small-Group Dynamics. 10 Understanding Body Language. 11 Using Jury Questionnaires. 12 Maximizing the Courtroom Worksheet. 13 Lessons from the Dark Side.

14 Selecting Jurors with Brief or No Voir Dire. 15 Dealing with Improperly Denied Cause Challenges.The Supreme Court and the Jury: Voir Dire, Peremptory.

Challenges, and the Review ofJu,y Verdicts, 56 U. Cm. L. REv.(); Kenneth The right to challenge jurors based upon evidence of bias or preju­ The Vair Dire Examination, Juror Challenges and Adversary Advocacy, in.

THE TRIAL PROC 81 (Bruce Dennis Sales ed.