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Webinar

2021 Elimination of Discrimination in the Jury Selection Process


Total Credits: 1.0 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 1.0 Elimination of Bias, 1.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Elimination of Bias |  Ethics |  Litigation / Trial Practice
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Access for 1 year(s) after program date.

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Description

Over time, the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized the need to prevent discrimination in the jury selection process. The Supreme Court’s solution is based in the most fundamental aspect of our judiciary – the adversarial system. Lawyers are tasked with preventing discrimination based on race, gender, or ethnicity through voir dire and the Batson challenge. This webinar will give attorneys the tools they need to fulfill this vital role.   

What you will learn: 

  • The scope of the Batson challenge by examining the historical development of the challenge 

  • The role of voir dire in preventing discrimination 

  • The three-step process of a Batson challenge in Missouri state court 

  • When a Batson must be raised and preserving the issue for appeal 

The webinar will focus on concrete steps for you to use at your next trial, while emphasizing the important role lawyers play in preventing discrimination. 

Speaker: Timothy McCurdyLashly & Baer, PCSt. Louis 

Moderator:
MAR 25 & MAY 20 | Timothy McCurdy

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Lashly & Baer, P.C.


Tim McCurdy practices trusts & estates litigation, elder law, and civil litigation in St. Louis. Tim's litigation practice includes representing both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in contested probate matters. As an elder law attorney, Tim helps seniors protect their life savings while ensuring access to the care they need.


Dates

Thu, May 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:49pm CDT
Thu, Jul 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:49pm CDT

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