jury process in texas

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.
  • The attorneys’ first opportunities to make positive or negative impressions upon the jurors.

This post concerns a brief description of the jury selection process in a Texas criminal case.