Special Committee on Voir Dire

CHAIR:

EVENTS:

Paul Mark Sandler
36 S Charles St
Ste 2000
Baltimore, MD 21201-3104
P: (410) 385-0202
F: (410) 539-7611
pms@shapirosher.com

 


2012/2013 ANNUAL REPORT:

This Committee formed the following subcommittees: Tort Law; Business and Commercial Law; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Real Property; Criminal Law; and Style. It plans to send its first report to the MSBA Board of Governors recommending proposed voir dire questions for use in criminal trials. The Committee’s goals include developing model voir dire questions for trials in Maryland courts; developing representative jury questionnaires; and reviewing the Maryland Rules on voir dire to consider proposing changes in the Rules.