Under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, everyone is guaranteed the right to a public trial without unnecessary delay. In addition, they are guaranteed the right to an impartial jury of their peers. Although those called to jury duty typically don’t look forward to the long hours and tedious work that comes with being a juror, it is every American citizen’s civic duty. That said, as a lawyer for criminal or civil cases, you hope that the jurors selected can be impartial and effectively serve the court throughout the legal process as they hold a significant position in determining the outcome of your client’s case. Jury selection is a complicated process as it can be difficult to choose open-minded jurors. As a lawyer, hiring a private investigator for jury consulting can be a huge asset in choosing a strong jury. If you want to maximize your chances of a successful trial, contact our seasoned team of Connecticut Private Investigators for Lawyers who can help you select an impartial jury. In addition, continue reading to learn how lawyers can benefit from jury consulting.
Why should I consider hiring a private investigator for jury consulting?
Regardless of the circumstances of a case, selecting a strong jury plays a vital role in the successful outcome of a trial. The voir dire process, also known as jury selection, is a time-consuming ordeal that takes valuable time away from building a strong case for your client. That said if you hire a private investigator for jury consulting, you can focus on building a solid case. The private investigator will be responsible for selecting an unbiased jury pool. This ensures that you can move forward with the case and ease your workload.
As you prepare for a trial by prepping your client, filing motions, and taking other critical steps to achieving a favorable outcome, a private investigator can question potential jurors. With extensive knowledge, a private investigator knows the right questions to ask to learn whether prospective jurors have biases. If a juror has certain biases it could jeopardize your client’s rights to a fair trial. Additionally, they can determine whether the prospective juror is fully prepared to serve the court throughout this legal process.
As a lawyer, you already have a lot on your shoulders. Let our skilled private investigators ease your burden, giving you the time and energy to build a solid case for your client. With years of experience, you can trust our firm to protect your client’s constitutional rights to an impartial jury. Contact Advanced Investigations today for a consultation.