Common Misconceptions About Batson Challenges

An insightful white paper by Trial Partners, Inc’s Dr. Mark R. Phillips, Vice President and Senior Trial Consultant. His expertise includes jury decision making and persuasion, jury selection, eyewitness identification, and witness preparation. He regularly conducts mock trial jury simulation research, focus groups, post-trial juror interviews, and community attitude surveys. Dr. Phillips consults in civil and criminal matters in state and federal jurisdictions throughout the country, and he has published research on jurors’ perceptions of minority attorneys, eyewitness identification, and jury decision making. He has also conducted research on jurors’ perceptions of ethnic minority attorneys and female attorneys.

Click link for a PDF of his complete report: Batson Challenge