But it also avoids the half remembered, anachronistic memory of the juror in the jury room.
Obviously that's a very subjective sieve to push through a juror, because the juror has to make an introspective judgment of himself.
At least half of the benefit of jury questioning is the ability to observe a juror 's demeanor.
A basic predicate of jury service is the juror 's ability to render a fair and impartial verdict.
If the Biblical or the mishnaic oath is imposed, the juror must swear by the name of Yhwh and must hold a Bible or a sacred object in his hands.
For every ‘cause’ challenge to a juror , the attorney making the challenge must give a reason.
She stared at the judge as the head juror spoke the jury's personal message.
What would we say, for example, if a juror brought habeas corpus against the bailiff?
There is no basis for any criticism of these jurors , nor for the jury as a whole.
And I have been heartened by the knowledge that judges have sat on juries or been potential jurors in the USA.