As reported by the ABAJournal, new court rules in Michigan will allow jurors to submit questions for the witnesses to the trial judge. The Michigan Supreme Court announced on Wednesday that jurors are being invited to take a more active role in criminal and civil lawsuits as the new rules would encourage note-taking, juror questions of the witnesses and, in some civil lawsuit trials, to discuss evidence and testimony.
- Michigan Supreme Court ruling empowers jurors' role, Detroit News
- Michigan jurors to get more leeway in the courtroom, Detroit Free Press
- New Rules Would Let Michigan Jurors Question Witnesses, Interlochen Public News