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Voir Dire

Posted by Charlie Donahue | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

This legal expression means "to speak the truth".

It's used when the lawyers question potential jurors before a trial starts; that is, conducting a voir dire. The point is to get a fair jury.

I've always found it interesting that the traditional emphasis has been on jurors telling the truth.

Yet, jurors are not the problem. It's the lawyers who need to be telling the truth.

Maybe the potential jurors should be made to do a voir dire on the lawyer.

Charlie Donahue

Injury Lawyer 

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Charlie Donahue

Meet Charlie: Practicing law for over 36 years, Charles A. Donahue is the founder of Donahue Law, one of New Hampshire's most successful personal injury law firms. Charlie was born in 1958 and grew up in a mill town, Lowell, Massachusetts, where he graduated high school as a member of the Nation...

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