I’ve heard the term shadow jury and mirror jury, what are they?

I’ve heard the term shadow jury and mirror jury, what are they?

This service involves recruiting participants who match the general traits of actual trial jurors as closely as is reasonably possible and having them observe the actual trial on a real time basis. The process is intense, challenging to manage, and expensive.  But, it is real.  The reality is that it is not as precise as the “Mirror Jury” conducted by Hollywood and the TV character Dr. Bull. The term “Shadow Jury” was coined by a pioneer in the trial consulting industry and was trademarked by Litigation Sciences.  The term has been in common use for decades.  Mirror Jury and Magnus’ own Silhouette Jury Panel are synonymous. For more information click here, an article from 2’s Company blog about mirror juries.