How Jury Selection Works during a Texas Criminal Case

October 18, 2017

Most defendants and their families and loved ones have questions about jury selection in a Texas criminal case. Jury selection, or voir dire, is considered the most crucial part of the jury trial because it determines: The jurors who will sit in judgment of the defendant in a trial. The jury’s first impression about the issues involves. […]

What is an ‘Impartial Jury’?

February 19, 2013

You have the right to a fair trial with an impartial jury as guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment. An impartial jury is made up of a cross-section of the public. However, a 2012 study of 700 felony trials published by The Quarterly Journal of Economics suggested that juries without at least one member of the […]