Pandemic Era Attitudes

Courthouse Safety Protocols for Pandemic Protections

Courthouse Safety Protocols for Pandemic Protections Bonora Rountree conducted a survey in July seeking to understand which safety protocols were most important to potential jurors. The survey included the protocols that are most often used in COVID-19 safety surveys (for example, masks, temperature screenings, wide availability of hand sanitizers) and added two jury-specific safety protocols […]

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Pandemic Era Attitudes

The New Normal: Managing Jury Questionnaires Online

As more jury trials shift to an online format for jury selection, courts are increasingly relying on online jury questionnaires as a way to prevent large numbers of prospective jurors from gathering together in jury rooms across the country. There are a number of online questionnaire software services – like Snap Surveys, Qualtrics, and Survey […]

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Demographics

Jury Pool Profile: Jury Selections in Alameda County

We gathered data from few of our recent Alameda County (CA) jury selections. In this post you’ll find helpful information about the most commonly used statistics, like age and education. In a separate post, we cover these same jurors’ key opinions of lawsuits and damages awards. Age The majority of Alameda County jurors fall between […]

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