Expanding Voir Dire

The Sixth Amend­ment to the U.S. Con­sti­tu­tion pro­vides that in a crim­i­nal trial the accused shall have the right to “an impar­tial jury of the State and dis­trict wherein the crime shall have been com­mit­ted.…”  Voir dire, which means “to speak the truth,” is a pro­ce­dure that is designed to achieve an impar­tial jury.  It… [Read More]