Voidire questions should be short, succinct, and highly relevant.
The jurors should all be investigated to some extent prior to selection (FB, twitter, taxes, credit, etc.).
Sample questions for all jurors of this type case:
Do you now or have you ever worked for any governmental organizations, include jobs that derive more than 25% of their revenue from governmental agents or agencies? Elaborate specifics, including years and work performed.
Did you, your parents, and/ or your children attend any government run schools? Elaborate specifics including relationship history, when and where attended, including grades attended.
Are a member of any religious, charitable, educational, civic, or other ideological group? Explain details.
What is your education level? Elaborate specifics of educations, including years and specifics of education received.
Please explain your last ten years of employment history.
Do you have children and/or grandchildren you have cared for? Elaborate ages cared for and their educations received including specific school types attended during in your care.
Approximately how many children have you been caregiver for? Please include relationships and approximate times, e.g. ”babysitter, 20 children, approximately 100 days for an average of hrs awake, 8 hours sleeping each day from 2005-2010”, or e.g. ”parent, 3 children, joint custody, current ages 13, 22, 26”.
Does anyone in your family, whom you contacted once a month or more, work or have worked for any governmental organizations, include jobs that derive more than 25% of their revenue from governmental agents and agencies? Please elaborate specifics of relationship and job performed if so.
Have you or anyone in your family, whom you contacted once a month or more, had any serious injuries or death while children were nearby or being cared for? Please explain relationship, specific type of injuries and causes, and approximate years and circumstances.
Have you or anyone in your immediate family ever been incarcerated or otherwise in the care of a government agency except for previous explanations above? Please explain circumstances of the experiences. (Possible motives of jurors to incarcerate or place Shalon or children in government care).
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