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void_dire [2017/01/03 23:53]
Carlos Pedraza [Plaintiffs' Voir Dire Questions]
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 Both sides in the Axanar copyright infringement suit have asked for a jury trial, banking on their ability to find jurors sympathetic to their case. Both sides in the Axanar copyright infringement suit have asked for a jury trial, banking on their ability to find jurors sympathetic to their case.
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 +Attorneys submitted their proposed questions to U.S. District Court [[judge_r._gary_klausner|Judge R. Gary Klausner]] on December 30, 2016. The first days of Axanar'​s upcoming January 31 trial was to be spent on selecting the jury. The process is formally known as //voir dire// (from the French, literally, "to see, to speak"​),​ and it's meant to ensure jurors are unbiased.
  
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 <wrap lo>​**PICKING A JURY** [[https://​www.law.cornell.edu/​rules/​frcp/​rule_48|About juries]] in federal civil trials, and how they are selected ([[http://​www.fjc.gov/​public/​pdf.nsf/​lookup/​jurselpro.pdf/​$file/​jurselpro.pdf|PDF]]).</​wrap>​ <wrap lo>​**PICKING A JURY** [[https://​www.law.cornell.edu/​rules/​frcp/​rule_48|About juries]] in federal civil trials, and how they are selected ([[http://​www.fjc.gov/​public/​pdf.nsf/​lookup/​jurselpro.pdf/​$file/​jurselpro.pdf|PDF]]).</​wrap>​
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-Attorneys submitted their proposed questions to U.S. District Court [[judge_r._gary_klausner|Judge R. Gary Klausner]] on December 30, 2016. The first days of Axanar'​s upcoming January 31 trial was to be spent on selecting the jury. The process is formally known as //voir dire// (from the French, literally, "to see, to speak"​),​ and it's meant to ensure jurors are unbiased. 
  
 According to [[http://​semanticshenanigans.com|Semantic Shenanigans]] writer and retired attorney Janet Gershen-Siegel,​ one of the hosts of the popular Star Trek podcast, The G&T Show: According to [[http://​semanticshenanigans.com|Semantic Shenanigans]] writer and retired attorney Janet Gershen-Siegel,​ one of the hosts of the popular Star Trek podcast, The G&T Show: