Summary: S.1532 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/29/1981)

Amends Rule 24 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and Rule 47 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to entitle the defendant and Government attorney in a criminal case, or the parties in a civil case, to conduct the examination of prospective jurors, subject to reasonable limitations imposed by the court. Permits the court to conduct its own additional examination (currently, examination by the defendant, Government, or parties is discretionary with the court).