Tag:voir dire

Court Opinions: Colorado Supreme Court Rules Juror Substitution Midway Through Criminal Trial Didn’t Warrant Reversal

The state Supreme Court also reviewed the appeals court’s decision in Clark v. People, finding an erroneous denial of a juror challenge for cause wasn’t structural because the trial court acted in good faith and the juror didn’t end up serving on the jury.

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion for Nov. 7

In United States v. Smalley, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court decision on a challenge to the jury selection process in a bank fraud case.

Justices Dissent After U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Vacate Racial Bias Death Sentence Case

Three justices dissented from a majority that declined to hear the appeal of a man sentenced to death with a juror who expressed racial bias.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinion from March 24

The Colorado Court of Appeals found a trial court erred by not removing a potential juror who expressed racial bias.

Supreme Court Finds Latino Juror Improperly Dismissed Due to Race in Rape, Shooting Case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Feb. 14 concluded a trial court should not have dismissed a Latino juror in a 2015 rape and shooting case.

Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Judges’ “Reasonable Doubt” Comments on Wednesday

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two criminal cases where judges used analogies to explain reasonable doubt.