September 9, 2013
I was recently asked by the American Society of Trial Consultants (ASTC) to guest post on their
"Deliberations" blog and here is the result.
IN A WORLD . . .
where the convening authority selects the entire pool of potential panel members . . .
where the defense and prosecution each have potentially only one peremptory challenge, even in a death penalty case . . .
where challenges for cause are the only realistic method for removing potentially biased members . . .
No this is not the recent movie by the same name, IN A WORLD . . . , that opened in movie theaters last month. This is the world of general courts martial under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). . . . For the remainder of the post, click here.