Legal Question in Criminal Law in New York

During voir dire, if a perspective juror does not believe in the death penalty and states it can they still pick them for the jury in a death penalty case?

Asked on 4/02/13, 5:45 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Arkady Bukh Bukh Law Firm, P.C.

If the state wants to go for the death penalty and they have a challenge, the prosecutor would probably challenge this juror. Whether or not the judge would dismiss them depends on the judge.

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Answered on 4/03/13, 12:59 pm

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