Questions from jurors to witnesses during trial is promoted by some federal judges, rejected by others and cautiously permitted by circuit courts with words of reservation. State courts on the whole are more receptive of the process. Appellate courts that permit the practice leave the decision to the discretion of the trial courts. This article explores the differing positions.
Differing Opinions on Accepting Questions from Jurors
New Jersey Law Journal
April 4, 2013
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