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Melissa Gomez, PhD Discusses Juror Bias in Reuters Interview Regarding the Trump Criminal Trial



April 16, 2024

In a recent interview with Jack Queen, a reporter at Reuters, IMS Senior Jury Consulting Advisor Melissa Gomez, PhD shared insights into the complexities of jury selection given today's polarized political climate.

Dr. Gomez highlighted the challenges posed by strong political affiliations among potential jurors in the criminal trial involving former President Trump in New York. She emphasized that while political orientation itself may not inherently lead to bias, extreme convictions could potentially influence a juror's decision-making process.

For more perspectives on this historic trial, read the full article.