Southern California 
Chinese Lawyers Association

Jury Selection in the Time of COVID-19: Preparing for and Identifying Anti-Asian Bias

  • 08/06/2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian, and anti-Chinese sentiment in particular, is on the rise in the Southland and beyond. What does this mean for litigants of Asian background seeking a fair trial by an impartial jury of their peers? Join our panel of civil and criminal trial experts to explore the role of biases in jury selection, with a focus on the current climate of race relations. What types of biases might Asian litigants encounter in a venire? What strategies do trial attorneys have to identify and respond to biases among jurors?

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