Voir dire: lawyers gain some ground

So, do judges in criminal cases have to allow lawyers to question prospective jurors or don't they? After the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling last September in People v. Garstecki, trial judges at least can't arbitrarily bar lawyer questioning, Pat Kinnally writes. They can only do so if the complexity of the case and other factors warrant it. Pat explains in the latest ISBA Trial Briefs.
Posted on January 4, 2010 by Mark S. Mathewson
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