Mr. Renner puts final touches on
his presentation for the gathering students
Mr. Renner prepared to present the case.
Mr. Renner confers with a member of the
Burlington County Office of the Prosecutor
|John F. Renner is the Chairperson of the Burlington County Bar Association's Community and Public Relations Committee.
The Committee is instrumental in organizing the Burlington County Law Week Activities which included the May 11, 2005 presentation of "Guilty or Not Guilty? You Decide" at the Historic Courthouse in Mount Holly, New Jersey. The program is designed for high school students to learn about the criminal justice system and the importance of their role as jurors in deciding the facts of a case.
Mr. Renner presented a viewpoint of jury selection as a criminal defense attorney representing
the accused in a murder trial. Following Mr. Renner's remarks, a mock jury trial commenced before a Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey including the individual questioning of potential jurors to sit on the panel as part of the jury selection process.
Students from all over Burlington County participated in the events and thoroughly enjoyed the presentation!