Judge in potential Mets jury trial is Yankee fan and partial season ticket holder-NY Times
Experts suggest that both sides probably already know the sort of jury makeup they want, and that mock trials have likely yielded juror profiles. But neither side will get all it wants.
“The real challenge is to ferret out latent prejudices, so it’s extremely important for lawyers to suggest questions to the judge beyond those the judge would use to elicit obvious biases,” said Mark Zauderer, a partner at Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer in Manhattan. Rakoff need not use their questions.
According to several lawyers and a jury consultant, the trustee will want jurors who resent millionaires."...
- 3/7/12, "Wealth Could Be Risky Issue for Mets Owners Should They Face a Jury," NY Times, Richard Sandomir