COMPLIMENTARY: THE POTENTIAL EFFECT OF COVID-19 ON JURIES WEBINARJune 26, 2020 | Online
Recorded on June 26, 2020. Join AAJ Past president Lisa Blue, trial consultant, Robert Hirschhorn, and our moderator Greg Cusimano, as they discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect jury selection and juror perceptions. Get insights on trying your first case in the COVID-19 era and hear their thoughts on the pandemic’s immediate effect on jurors, recommendations for selecting a jury once the courts reopen, and more.
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This on-demand course contains the webinar recording, full course materials, and agenda from the program as well as a certificate of attendance for attendees to use when applying for 80 general minutes of self-study MCLE credit.
2:00 – 2:05 p.m.
2:05 – 3:10 p.m.
POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF COVID-19 ON JURORS
• Short-term and long-term effects
• Hardship questionnaires
• New ways to think about voir dire
• How to question jurors about the pandemic
• Potential effects to damages awards
• Making empathy an important part of your story
• Changing physical space and processes in the courtroom
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
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