Does Politics Play a Role in the Jury Room?
Two recent cases highlight how a person’s political affiliation — among other things — can affect what happens in the jury room.... Read More
Is COVID Warping the Jury Pool?
Whether your jury trial is happening in person or virtually, chances are COVID has had a profound impact on your case before either... Read More
What’s It Like to Try an In-Person Jury Trial During the COVID Pandemic?
During a brief window of time — before the most recent surge in COVID-19 cases — I had the good fortune to... Read More
Kudos to Hint Health and Carrington Coleman on ‘David vs. Goliath’ Win
Congratulations to our clients Hint Health Inc. and their counsel Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal on the decisive verdict in U.S. District... Read More
Anonymous ‘El Chapo’ Juror Dishes – and Claims Juror Misconduct
In the age of smartphones and 24/7 access to media, jurors who conduct outside research are a hot topic in the legal... Read More
Vacated J&J Verdict Offers Insight into Jury Deliberations
A recent ruling in California tossing a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson provides trial lawyers with a priceless peek into... Read More
This Jury Did Their City, and the Justice System, Proud
I don’t know this jury, but I love this jury. My awe has nothing to do with their verdict. It has everything to... Read More
Would You Put in a Full Day’s Work for $6? Jurors Do.
Time.com recently published, “How Being A Juror Is Worse Than Working at McDonald’s.” The article focused on current attempts to seat impartial jurors for... Read More
Will Batson Challenges Extend to Sexual Orientation?
Batson v. Kentucky. You probably know it well. The landmark 1986 Supreme Court decision that sought to forever-protect African American jurors from... Read More
Does Race Matter in Criminal Trials? Yep.
Have you ever heard about the Blomberg trial out of Houston? The case involved Andrew Blomberg– one of four ex-Houston Police Officers–... Read More