SUPPLEMENTAL JUROR QUESTIONNAIRES

describe the imageSupplemental juror questionnaires have been used in numerous cases across the country. The following are a number of questionnaires from various criminal and civil trials. A collection of more than 135 juror questionnaires can be found in Appendix IV in the CD companion to Mastering Voir Dire and Jury Selection: Gain an Edge in Questioning and Selecting Your Jury, Third Edition.

 

CRIMINAL TRIALS

Armed Robbery/Robbery

Nevada v. Orenthal Simpson and Clarence Stewart, Clark Co., District Court, C237890 (O. J. Simpson: Armed robbery and kidnapping)

Bribes/Perjury/Public Corruption

U.S. v. Alfonzo Espy, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Cr. No. 97-0335 (RMU)

U.S. v. Barry Lamar Bonds, United States District Court, Northern District of California, CR-00732 (SI) (Steroid scandal)

U.S. v. Oliver North, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Cr. No. 88-0080 (Iran Contra)

U.S. v. Theodore Stevens, District Court, District of Columbia, Case No. 08-213. (Senator Stevens' corruption trial)

Child Molestation

California v. Michael Jackson, Santa Barbara Co., Superior Court, Case No. 1133603

Fraud

U.S. v. Conrad Black et al., United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Case No. 05 CR 727 (Media mogul)

Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE)/Abortion Murders

U.S. v. Eric Rudolph, United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama, Southern Division, Case No. CR-00-S-422-S-D (Bombing of Birmingham abortion clinic) (also a death penalty case)

Involuntary Manslaughter

State of Rhode Island v. Michael Derdarian, Providence Plantations, Superior Court, C.A. No. K1-03-655A (The Station Nightclub fire case)

California v. Conrad Robert Murray, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Case No. SA073164 (May 9, 2011) (Michael Jackson's former physician)

Murder (Noncapital)

California v. Robert Blake, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Case No. LA040377 (February 2004)

California v. O.J. Simpson, Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Case No. BA 097 211

California v. Phillip Spector, Los Angeles Co., Superior Court, Case No. GA048824

Connecticut v. Michael Skakel, Superior Court, Judicial District at Stamford, FST-CROO-135792 T

Michigan v. Jack Kevorkian, Circuit Court, Oakland County,93-10158

Murder (Capital)

California v. Scott Peterson, Stanislaus Co. Superior Court, No. 1056770 (Laci Peterson murder)

U.S. v. Kristen Gilbert, United States District Court, Western Division of Mass­achusetts, 96CR30054-MAP (Veteran's Hospital murders)

U.S. v. Theodore John Kaczynski, United States District Court, Eastern District of California, CR-S-96-259 (GEB) (Unabomber case)

U.S. v. Timothy McVeigh, United States District Court, District of Colorado, Cr. Action No. 96-CR-68-M (Oklahoma City Bombing)

Obstruction of Justice

U.S. v. Arthur Andersen, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Cr. No. H-02-121 (Enron scandal)

Organized Crime/RICO/Narcotics

U.S. v. Peter Gotti et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 02 CR 606 (FB)

Possession of a Controlled Substance

U.S. v. Marion Barry, United States District Court for the District of Colum­bia, Cr. No. 90-0068

Securities Fraud

U.S. v. Richard Causey, Jeffrey Skilling, and Kenneth Lay, United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Criminal No. Cr. No. H-04-25-SS (Enron)

Sexual Assault

Colorado v. Kobe Bryant, Eagle County District Court, Case No. 03CR204-Division G

Terrorism

U.S. v. Zacarious Moussaoui, United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, Case No. CR 01:455 (LMB) (911 conspiracy)

 

CIVIL TRIALS

Antitrust

In Re Visa Check/Mastermoney Antitrust Litigation, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Case No. CV-96-5238 (JG) (2003)

Environmental Damage: Oil Spill

In re: Exxon Valdez, United States District Court for Alaska, No. A89-0095-CV(HRH) (Exxon Valdez oil spill)

Products Liability

Texas v. American Tobacco Company, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Civil No. 5:96-CV-91

Schwaller v. Merck & Co. Inc., Madison County, Illinois Circuit Court, No. 05L687 (Vioxx litigation)

Mildred Valentine v. Dow Corning Corporation et al., County of San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. 943437

Violation of Civil Rights

Earl Washington, Jr. v. Kenneth H. Buraker, et al., United States District Court, Western District of Virginia, Charlottesville Division, Civil Action No. 3:02-CV-00106 (Death row inmate who was wrongly convicted)