Kobe jury questionnaire

Originally Published: August 30, 2004
Associated Press

Some of the questions appearing on the 82-item questionnaire given to prospective jurors in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case:

  • Have you ever studied or received training in medicine, psychology, psychiatry, social work, sociology or counseling?
  • Have you received any training in law, law enforcement or criminology?
  • What are your feelings about the sexual assault laws in Colorado?
  • Do you think that people who make a lot of money are treated better by our court system than other people?
  • Have you or anyone close to you ever felt in danger of being sexually assaulted by another person, including a stranger, acquaintance or family member?
  • Do you have any bias for or against mental health care professionals?
  • Have you ever been afraid of or had any negative experience with an African-American individual?
  • In your opinion, in general do African Americans in our society experience (check one): a great deal of racial discrimination; some amount of racial discrimination; or no racial discrimination?
  • How do you feel about interracial relationships?
  • Do you have particularly strong feelings about, or have you or anyone close to you ever been affected by or involved in, a situation of marital infidelity?
  • Which of the following best describes your opinion of professional basketball players: very positive; positive; negative; very negative?
  • There has been media coverage involving professional athletes being criminally charged. Which of these cases, if any, have you followed?


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