Fast Facts: Kobe Jury Questionnaire

The following are some of the questions appearing on the 82-item questionnaire given to prospective jurors in the Kobe Bryant (search) rape 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?