Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Voir dire

 

voir dire

noun

  1. The formal examination of a prospective juror under oath to determine suitability for jury service or of a prospective witness under oath to determine competence to give testimony.
  2. The preliminary phase of a jury trial in which the jurors are examined and selected.
  3. A preliminary hearing without a jury in order to determine whether the evidence meets the test for admissibility to go to a full hearing at a criminal trial, in the legal systems of England and Wales, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States.

 

Where you will find me until I return to blogland.

 

 

 

13 thoughtful remarks:

CJ Kennedy said...

Jury duty is always an interesting experience. I was impaneled as an alternate juror for a trial involving parental assault on a teen child.

DVArtist said...

Good luck and enjoy the experience. See ya when you return.

Divers and Sundry said...

I look forward to hearing about it.

Elephant's Child said...

I hope your experience is interesting. And look forward to your return.

Christine said...

Interesting

My name is Erika. said...

Good luck. I hope all goes well.

Iris Flavia said...

Sounds like an experience I hope you will share somehow. Sketches from the scene or such?

pearshapedcrafting said...

I hope all is going well! Hugs, Chrisx

Sharon Madson said...

I hope you have an interesting experience.

butterfly said...

Good luck with it... I've never done jury duty, and I think I'm probably relieved about that.
Alison x

Debra said...

God bless you and hope you are having fun.

Christine said...

Lovely. Thinking of you at jury duty.

craftytrog said...

Hope all goes well Elizabeth, and you have an interesting time.