Jury Selection

SLN #: 75073
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: B01
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Sandweg;Slack;Cooper

Course Description:
This class will meet from 8:00 am - 10:00 am on Wednesdays beginning October 9, and continuing through November 20. A final exam will be scheduled during the final exam period.

The process of jury selection is an important and fundamental part of trial practice. This course surveys the bounds of voir dire practice in state and federal courts and addresses variations in jury size and unanimity requirements between state and federal courts. Statutory and case law discussion will focus on the nature and number of preemptory strikes and important narrow issues such as utilization of race as a factor in the jury selection process. Appellate review of jury bias, jury misconduct, and the like will also be a focus of the course.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 30
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.