McGeorge School of Law

The American Jury 2018: Issues & Direction

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Courtroom

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The Effect of Bias on Jury Validity:

  • Bias in selection of jurors — current jurisprudence of Wheeler and Batson
  • Bias in jury deliberations — what inquiry can be made? — what remedies are available?

Social Media as Source for Information on the Venire:

  • What is the range of information available?
  • What are the limits on such investigation? — cases, ethics rules

Visual Learning and Jury Persuasion:

  • How does "working memory" relate to visual presentations?
  • What makes an effective / ineffective visual?
  • PowerPointLess — use and misuse

4.5 Hours of Credit with 1.5 Hours of Legal Ethics MCLE CREDIT | The University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law is a State Bar of California approved Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) provider. This program has been approved for 4.5 hours of MCLE credit of which 1.5 hours will apply to legal ethics. McGeorge School of Law certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved educational activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of The State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

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$75 General Admission; $50 McGeorge Alumni; Free Admission for McGeorge Students & Faculty