Unformatted text preview: during voir dire prejudiced their right to a fair trial. [ Parodi v. Washoe Medical Center, Inc., 111 Nev. 365, 892 P.2d 588 (1995]. HINT: Do not worry about whether the hospital was negligent. Focus on the question posed at the end of the case. [ Parodi v. Washoe Medical Center, Inc., 111 Nev. 365, 892 P.2d 588 (1995)] Issue: The motion of the lawsuit was denied. The judge was joking with one o the prospective jurors in standing ovation, which he knew in college, about his fitness to serve as a judge. The judge also personally endorsed another prospective juror’s business. Rule: Appeal of the ruling Application: The plaintiff appealed the denial of the motion, arguing that the tone set by the judge during voir dire was prejudice to their rights for a fair trial. Conclusion: Swisher does have a standing to appeal under voir dire ....
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- Law, Washoe Medical center, Shirley Swisher