Jur-E Bulletin

2015 Newsletters

November 20 Limitation on Voir Dire Upheld; Letter to the Editor: Jury Service Scam; Pandering to the Jury
November 13 The Equality Act; Judge France Gull Presented with the 2015 Munsterman Award
November 6 Foster v. Chatman; Arguing the Case During Voir Dire; Juror Fined $1000
October 30 Porter v. State; Juror Released from Service Following Arrest; Foster v. Chatman
October 23 Whistleblower Instructions; Verification of Juror Identities
October 16 Judge Frances Gull Named 2015 Munsterman Award Winner; Law Review Article Compares Criminal Trial Systems
October 9 The American Jury after a Half-Century
October 2 Facebook's "Friend" Status Issue; Podcast: The Downside of Civil Juries; It is a Bad Day for a Defendant When
September 25 Another Court Moves to Postcard Summonses; Inconsistent Jury Verdicts
September 18 Curriculum for High School Presentations; Virginia AG Considering the Legality of Juror Pay via Bank Card
September 11 Upheld: Policy of Not Accepting Day of Trial Plea Agreements; New Jersey v. Rashon Brown and Malik Q. Smith
August 28 Semi Anonymous Jury Authorized; Preliminary Injunction Ordered in Fully Informed Jury Association Case; South Carolina Juror Sentenced
August 21 Full Informed Jury Association Sues; Unclaimed Checks; Jury Poll Uncovers Juror Dissent
August 14 Op-Ed Piece on Batson Challenges; Waiving the Protections Afforded by Jury Trials
August 7 Judges Serving on Juries; Juror Blames Judge for Mistrial; Juror Rehabilitation Case
July 31 Jury Management Group; U.S. v. Pickering; Law Review Volume Dedicated to Jury Issues
July 24 Can Jurors Use Their Sense of Touch?; Newsweek Gets Barred from James Holmes Trial
July 10 Maryland Judiciary Warns of New Jury Duty Scam; New Rules in PA Regarding Jurors' Use of Electronic Devices
June 26 The Internet and the American Jury System; Multi Lingual Jurors
June 19 North Carolina Juror Goes to Jail; Juror Fined $4,000; State v. Amick
June 12 G. Thomas Munsterman Award; A Hobson's Choice?; Flirtatious Juror
June 5 Eban Stillwell v. State of Texas; Juror Utilization Improves In Federal District Courts
May 29 Foster v. Humphrey; Alaska Expands Online Juror Questionnaire Program; Holdout Juror Explains His Reasoning
May 15 Jury Scam Toolkit and Poster; FTA Rates in CA; From Juror to Witness in a Single Trial
May 8 Jury Bias, Source Lists and Diversity; High-Lows Agreements; Prospective Juror Arrested
May 1 Deaf Jurors Serve; Discrimination against Indigent Jurors; Premeptory Challenges Based on Sexual Orientation