Juries For Online Trials Are Younger And More Diverse
COVID is going to be with us for a little while longer, but the show must go on and many jurisdictions have moved trials online. While the most entertaining result of this move into uncharted territory is an influx of cat attorneys, it’s also changing the makeup of the juries hearing these cases. And in ways that may have a tangible impact on verdicts.
Sound Jury Consulting looked at the data from King County, Washington, and compared samples of the remote trial jury pool with the in-person jury pool from pre-pandemic times and the results are fascinating.