Case Note: People v. Encalado
, September 2019
In People v. Encalado, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the appellate court and ruled in favor of the trial judge’s decision denying the defense request of the court to ask the potential jurors during voir dire whether the evidence they would hear about the defendant’s solicitation of prostitutes would keep them from being fair to either side.
Voir Dire: How and why we can participate
Civil Practice and Procedure
, January 2010
Every attorney who litigates civil or criminal cases wants to know whether a trial court judge alone is going to pick the jury, let the trial attorneys perform that task, or make a decision about jury selection which reflects a little of both.
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