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Should I Allow Jurors to Ask Questions of Witnesses?

On more than one occasion, I’ve been in court when the judge asked counsel if they would like to allow jurors to submit any questions for witnesses following their testimony. In most cases, judges have indicated they would allow juror questions if both parties agreed, yet attorneys are rarely sure if it is a good […]

Will Jurors Hold It Against Me If I Object (Too Much) At Trial?

There is some prevailing wisdom out there that holds if one side or the other objects a lot at trial, that side will appear as though they are trying to hide something, therefore causing a loss in credibility with jurors. We can certainly empathize with this question, as it’s one our clients are often asking […]