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Judicial Profile: Riverside County Judge John Davis

(Subscription required) Davis said he views his voir dire as thorough and that attorneys should be asking questions, not providing information. “Sometimes attorneys stand up in voir dire and talk about personal stories or try to endear themselves to the prospective jurors by talking to them instead of asking questions,” Davis wrote in an email. “For the most part this is improper pre-education of the jurors.”
Jan 11, 2021

(Subscription required) Davis said he views his voir dire as thorough and that attorneys should be asking questions, not providing information. “Sometimes attorneys stand up in voir dire and talk about personal stories or try to endear themselves to the prospective jurors by talking to them instead of asking questions,” Davis wrote in an email. “For the most part this is improper pre-education of the jurors.”