Month: June 2020

A Report on the Civil Jury Project’s Mock Zoom Jury Trial

By Michael Pressman, Research Fellow Last Thursday, the Civil Jury Project—with the help of many contributors—conducted a mock jury trial over Zoom. This endeavor had several goals: (1) demonstrating to judges and attorneys across the country that jury trials can

The Dawn of the Civil Jury in Argentina

By Andrés Harfuch[1]and Juan Sebastián Lloret[2] Trial by jury was guaranteed in Argentina since 1853, when three different sections of our country’s constitution established jury trial not only for criminal trials but also for other branches of the law. As

Advocacy Through the Computer Screen: Best Practices for Effective Remote Advocacy

By the Hon. Mark Drummond (Ret.), Judicial Advisor I am writing this column in my “home office,” which is our dining room table. The world outside has changed. Keeping my social distance, I can jaywalk across 5 th Avenue at