Jury Selection

Motion to Videotape Voir Dire

Posted by emily on July 06, 2009
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This motion seeks to videotape the voir dire process in order to preserve evidence of the jurors’ demeanor.

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Motion for Juror Resources

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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Motion to provide jurors who are single parents with compensation for childcare.  In this Federal death penalty trial, a large number of potential jurors, particularly women and people of color, were struck for hardship due to lack of childcare.

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Peremptory Strikes

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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Motion to grant defendant additional peremptory strikes, due to pre-trial publicity, the nature of the crime, and the possibility of a death sentence.

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Motion to Disqualify Jurors

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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The following are motions to disqualify categories of biased jurors, as opposed to particular jurors who have demonstrated bias during voir dire.

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Death Qualification

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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The following motions are to allow the defense to proceed first in the death qualification process. One motion is from an Arizona trial and the other is from a Federal trial.

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Motions to Excuse Jurors for Cause

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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The following are motions  to excuse jurors for cause from a 2008 Federal death penalty trial.

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Motion for Individual Voir Dire

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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Motion for Individual Voir Dire

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Juror Questionnaire

Posted by emily on July 02, 2009
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Motion to Submit juror questionnaire.

Motion to Submit Juror Questionnaire

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