Chou Advises on Panel “Jury Selection in the Time of COVID-19”

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Vicki Chou, on behalf of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, provides advise on the panel, “Jury Selection in the Time of COVID-19: Preparing for and Identifying Anti-Asian Bias,” on August 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian, and anti-Chinese sentiment in particular, is on the rise in the Southland and beyond. What does this mean for litigants of Asian background seeking a fair trial by an impartial jury of their peers? Join our panel of civil and criminal trial experts to explore the role of biases in jury selection, with a focus on the current climate of race relations. What types of biases might Asian litigants encounter in a venire? What strategies do trial attorneys have to identify and respond to biases among jurors?

Speakers include:

Phil Anthony

Doris Cheng
Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Cuauhtemoc Ortega
Federal Public Defender

David Chao (Moderator)
U.S. Attorney’s Office

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