Section 2313.18 | Failure to testify; request for in-camera hearing.
(A) No prospective juror shall fail to answer any legal and pertinent question put to the prospective juror by the court or commissioners of jurors.
(B) If a prospective juror is required to answer written questions during the voir dire process, the questionnaire shall contain a prominent legend advising the prospective juror that the juror has the right to request and have an in-camera hearing on the record with counsel for the parties present regarding any legitimate privacy interest of the prospective juror.
(C) The court shall inform a prospective juror that if a question put to the prospective juror involves a legitimate privacy interest of that prospective juror the prospective juror has the right to request and have an in-camera hearing on the record with counsel for the parties present to respond to that question.
Available Versions of this Section
- May 22, 2012 – House Bill 268, 129th General Assembly [ View May 22, 2012 Version ]