Jury Selection Practices Vary Widely Across the Country

In South Carolina, voir dire in a civil trial typically lasts 30 minutes, a breeze compared with 16 hours in Connecticut. If you’re trying a case in Rhode Island, there’s a good chance you will question jurors individually, a rare occurrence in North Carolina. And count on Arizona’s jurors to submit questions to witnesses — but don’t waste your time worrying about this if your trial is in Mississippi.

To learn more, check out this interesting jury selection article from Law.com.

About The Author

Elliott Wilcox

Elliott Wilcox publishes Trial Tips Newsletter, a free weekly e-zine for trial lawyers that reveals simple, effective, and persuasive techniques to help you win more trials, guaranteed. Sign up today for your FREE special report: "The Ten Critical Mistakes That Trial Lawyers Make (and how to avoid them!)" at www.TrialTheater.com

Let us know what you think

Leave A Response

* Denotes Required Field