Bar Bulletin

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Jury Economics: New Data on Differences with Zoom Jury Pools

April 2021 Bar Bulletin

What was once a novel thought has become the new norm in King County as Superior Court judges are ordering more and more Zoom civil jury trials, even over parties’ objections. This has caused quite a stir among some litigators who have grave concerns about being forced into such a seemingly novel method for trying cases. In reality, Zoom jury trials are not that different from in-person jury trials in many respects and offer attorneys on both sides potential advantages. In fact, in our recent experiences watching Zoom jury trials from start to finish, we were surprised by how smooth the process went,...

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