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eJury provides an attorney the opportunity to "pre-try" the case before it goes to trial in front of an actual jury at the courthouse. Cases at the courthouse are usually tried to juries of 12 people. At eJury, each case is tried to a minimum of 50 people. This provides the attorney with a tremendous amount of feedback which he/she will use to establish a settlement value, find strengths and weaknesses in the evidence, learn "public" attitudes, improve jury selection, discover the most effective arguments,....
The typical eJury case works like this:
Qualifications for service as an eJuror are much the same as the requirements for actual jury service in the United States. To qualify as an eJuror, you must:
In addition to the eJuror Qualifications above, eJury has several special qualifications which are set forth in an "Oath" which new eJurors complete during the sign-up process. These special qualifications require that each eJuror must:
The case below is an actual case that was previously submitted to eJury and is a good example of the "typical" type of case you can expect to see as an eJuror.Case No. 0031 - Day Care Crash
This case is only provided as a sample (i.e. you will not be able to submit an actual verdict in this case).