IT'S JURY DOODY TIME!
After three weeks of jury duty on a civil trial, Polly feels fully
qualified to sum up the jury system, lawyers, the law profession -
hell, the entire judicial enterprise - just for you. She makes snap
judgments, so you don't have to!
THE SELECTION PROCESS!
As most upstanding citizens know, the jury selection process is a
very crucial step in any trial.
It's a highly scientific process that takes years to comprehend
The lawyers for each side can dismiss nine prospective jurors
based on extremely complicated - and undisclosed - criteria.
Jurors with extensive knowledge of the issues are immediately
dismissed, leaving behind only those unbiased enough to deliver a
Once an unbiased and impartial jury is selected, jurors are
dismissed until the trial begins, and warned not to discuss the
facts of the trial with anyone.