Apr 25, 2016

Common Louisiana Voir Dire Rights & Responses

Voir dire is the questioning of prospective jurors by a judge and attorneys in court. Voir dire is used to determine if any juror is biased and/or cannot deal with the issues fairly, or if there is cause not to allow a juror to serve (knowledge of the facts; acquaintanceship with parties, witnesses or attorneys; occupation which might lead to bias; prejudice against the death penalty; or previous experiences such as having been sued in a similar case).  In a previous insight, you learned the common Louisiana voir dire objections. Below are some common Louisiana voir dire rights and responses. See full legal authority on each response here.

Common Louisiana Rights & Responses