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Keith Pounds, PhD Gives His Take on Narrowing the Jury Pool in Trump Criminal Trial



April 16, 2024

IMS Jury Consulting Advisor Dr. Keith Pounds joined Jim Sciutto, CNN Anchor and Chief National Security Analyst, on the Isa Soares Tonight segment of CNN. Their dialogue focused on the ongoing historic criminal trial involving former President Trump in New York.

During the interview, Dr. Pounds offered his insights on peremptory strikes, challenges, and the stages of jury selection. He stressed the need for both trial teams to carefully use their 10 strikes and prepare for the next round of prospective jurors. Dr. Pounds further explained the complexities of seating a full jury, projecting that the process would likely take several days to unfold.

View the full conversation here.