For the first time in an Eastern District of Texas courtroom, jurors in a patent trial recently got to ask questions of witnesses. It was an experiment that Chief U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis long had wanted to try in complicated patent litigation — the type of case for which his jurisdiction is famous. Davis says he got the idea a year ago at a conference of chief U.S. district judges.
Jurors Submit Questions for Witnesses in Patent Trial
April 9, 2012
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