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Complimentary: Achieving Fairness in Civil Jury Trials: Juries, Batson, and Beyond



ON-DEMAND: ACHIEVING FAIRNESS IN CIVIL JURY TRIALS: JURIES, BATSON, AND BEYOND

October 27, 2021 | Online 


Recorded on October 27 2021. Presented in collaboration with the Pound Civil Justice Institute, this webinar will explore the crucial issues around achieving fairness in civil jury trials. Join Roxanne Conlin, Preston Tisdale, and Gerson Smoger for an insightful discussion on addressing discriminatory challenges, and striking jurors for cause.

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 85 general minutes of self-study MCLE credit.

       
Time (ET) Session
2:00 – 2:05 p.m.
WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENTS 
2:05 – 2:35 p.m.
CHALLENGES TO SCHIEVING FAIRNESS IN CIVIL JURY SELECTION   
• Avoiding Rehabilitating Jurors Who Indicate Bias
• Striking Jurors for Cause
2:35– 3:05 p.m
ADDRESSING DISCRIMINATORY CHALLENGES
• Using Preemptory Challenges in a Non-Biased Manner
• Role of Implicit Bias
• Judicial Rulemaking for Jury Trial Fairness
• How Batson Currently Works in Most Jurisdictions
3:05 – 3:20 p.m. QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION