Unformatted text preview: This puts a lot of pressure on the jurors who are not completely agreeing with the rest of the jury. This forces the, “minority,” group to conform to the, “majority.” Picking the right jury can be a difficult and stressful situation. Attorneys can try, during jury selection, to get a sense of what a person’s values are and which candidates would place the verdict in favor of that attorney. It does sound wrong, but the attorneys would have to get rid of any professional people who know about the system or anything that would be harmful to their side of the case. Professionals would include people such as doctors, former-police officers, and any other professionals that would be considered a threat to the side of the attorney....
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- Spring '08
- attorney, Deadlocked jury, Allen Charge, leak inadmissible evidence