Anonymous jurors, part IV

On Monday, Oct. 26, the Advisory Committee on Rules of Court, a committee of the Judicial Council of Virginia, issued a revised proposed rule on the confidentiality of juror information. The new rule eliminates the blanket use of anonymous jurors in all criminal cases and reworks a few of the provisions regarding subsequent use of juror information sheets by the attorneys in a case.

A copy of the revised proposal is posted here.

A brief article from the Virginia Lawyers Weekly blog is found here. And a longer version is found here.

The original proposal, as well as VCOG's comments and those of the ACLU, Virginia Press Association and a Virginia defense attorneys association, are posted here.

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