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JURY PUBLICATIONS

newsletters & bulletins     research     jury blogs  

JURY ISSUES RESOURCES

jury selection     juror misconduct     trial innovations    
juror resource centers  

TRIAL ATTORNEY RESOURCES

judges' juror excusal test     trial attorney blogs     legal news  

scales of justice

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PUBLICATIONS ABOUT JURORS AND JURIES

 

NEWSLETTERS & BULLETINS ABOUT JURIES

The Jury Expert

The Jury ExpertBimonthly newsletter published by the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC) with articles on jurors, juries, jury selection, juror decision-making, witness preparation, and all matters related to improving litigation advocacy and understanding jury behavior.

Jur-E Bulletin & Jury News

Jur-E Bulletin and Jury NewsThe Jur-E Bulletin is a weekly electronic newsletter on juries, court decisions and important jury developments published by the Center for Jury Studies and National Center for State Courts. Jury News is a regular feature written by G. Thomas Munsterman and Paula Hannaford-Agor appearing in The Court Manager, published by the National Center for State Courts, and reports on current issues affecting jurors and jury service.

The Jury Center

The Jury CenterBibliographies and articles related to jurors and juries provided by the American Judicature Society (AJS), including findings from the Capital Case Data Project.

BLOGS ABOUT JURORS AND JURIES

Deliberations

Deliberations BlogPublished by the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC), Deliberations discusses law, news, and thoughts on jurors and juries from a trial consultant's perspective.

Juries

Juries BlogPublished by Thaddeus Hoffmeister, a professor at the University of Dayton School of Law, Juries focuses on legal news about jurors and juries from around the country.

JURY RESEARCH

Capital Jury Project

The Capital Jury ProjectThe Capital Jury Project (CJP) is a program of research on how persons who serve as jurors on capital cases make the life or death sentencing decision. The CJP website describes significant findings from CJP research, provides a listing of (and access to) CJP publications.

Empirical Legal Studies

Empirical Legal StudiesEmpirical Legal Studies is an online blog reporting and discussing new empirical legal scholarship and empirical claims about the law.

Psychology & Crime News

Psychology and Crime NewsCollates news and publications about psychological research findings and applications in a forensic psychological context. Includes reports of psychological news and publications on such topics as witness issues, victimology, homicide, sexual crime, aggression, crime reduction, rehabilitation of offenders and PTSD, as well as research from other disciplines that may be relevant (e.g., forensic linguistics, psychiatry, criminology).

Deception Blog

The Deception BlogCollates information about applications of psychological research on deception. Includes reports of psychological news and publications on such topics as credibility of non-native speakers, cues of truthfulness, and distinghuishing truthful from deceitful witnesses.

JURY ISSUES RESOURCES

 

JURY SELECTION

Florida Jury Selection Blog

The Florida Jury Selection BlogAttorney Robert W. Kelley publishes the Jury Selection Blog which reports legal news and cases about the rights of clients, trial lawyers and jurors during voir dire. The full text of all cases, statutes, and rules of procedure cited that pertain to jury selection are provided.

JUROR MISCONDUCT

Juror Misconduct

Juror MisconductA summary of successful jury misconduct cases through 2004 is provided by The Capital Defense Network (CDN). The categories of juror misconduct covered include third party contacts, media influence, court officer influence, intoxication, juror misstatements of law, discussions of parole, dishonesty on voir dire, prejudgment, improper jury discussions, racism and national origin discrimination, jury agreements, juror experimentation and investigation, use of extra-record evidence, use of religious source material, separation of jurors, alternate jurors in jury room, sleeping jurors, and incompetent jurors.

TRIAL INNOVATIONS

Jury Trial Innovations

Trial InnovationsReports are provided about jury trial innovations designed to help jurors understand the trial better and to improve juror comprehension, performance, and satisfaction such as question-asking, note-taking, and annonymous juries.

JUROR RESOURCE CENTERS

California Courts Jury Information Resource Center

California Juror Resource CenterProvides information about being a juror in California, and provides links to California's civil and criminal jury instructions.

TRIAL ATTORNEY RESOURCES

 

JUDGES' JUROR EXCUSAL TEST

Juror ChallengesClick 'Launch the Course' after page loads.

Juror Excusal TestTake the California test for judges for handling hardship, cause and peremptory challenges. A free CJER Online Course by the California Center for Judicial Education and Research uses a simulation format to provide legal and tactical information about handling hardship, cause, and peremptory challenges with prospective jurors in the context of a felony trial. Click "Launch the Course" when you arrive at the site. See how judges are trained, and check out what you would do.

TRIAL ATTORNEY BLOGS

Trial Lawyer Resource Center

Trial Lawyer Resource CenterA blog where a number of the USA's top trial attorneys join together with litigation experts to lend their expertise on topics that matter in trial practice. Topics covered include openings, closings, questioning, case work up, mediation, trial strategy, evidence, and post settlement issues.

Trial Advocacy Tips Blog

Trial Advocacy Tips BlogTips to help persuade jurors on openings, closings, cross-examination, direct examination and jury selection.

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof BlogEllen Podgor, law professor at Stetson University College of law publishes legal news about white collar crime cases and issues on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog.

Taxonomy of Public Defender Blogs

Public Defender Blog TaxonomyLists and describes active public defender blogs from across the country.

LEGAL NEWS

MoreLaw

MoreLawCollects and lists daily civil case verdicts and summaries from state and federal courts from around the country.

LegalPad LA

LegalPad LAThe National Law Journal's daily blog of local legal news and happenings in Los Angeles.

Trials & Tribulations

Trials and TribulationsIn-depth true crime reporting on cases and trials in the news by Sprocket & Company.

Public Defender Stuff

Public Defender NewsBlog that tracks indigent defense news and blog posts from across the country.

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