Lecture 29-Jury Selection

Lecture 29-Jury Selection - Jury Selection Accepting and...

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Jury Selection Accepting and Rejecting
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Jury Selection The 6th Amendment: In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed…
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Jury Selection Knowledge of a case does not excuse one from jury duty…the issue is impartiality! Has someone formed an opinion about a case/defendant? Prosecution and Defense attorneys use challenges to ensure impartiality. There are three types of challenges
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Jury Selection Jury challenges: Challenges to the array Challenges for cause Peremptory challenges
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Jury Selection Challenges to the array …are based on the belief (usually by the defense) that the pool from which a jury is selected is not representative of the community or is biased in some way. …are argued before a judge before jury selection begins
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Jury Selection The other types of challenges take place during voir dire
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2008 for the course CJC 101 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at Ball State.

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