DOJ Slams Sam Bankman-Fried’s ‘Intrusive’ Proposed Jury Questions
In a separate filing, prosecutors went about prepping the courthouse’s tech....
- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) finds FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried's proposed jury questions to be "unnecessarily intrusive" and potentially supportive of his defense.
- Bankman-Fried and the DOJ both submitted voir dire questions, ranging from standard queries to more specific ones about ADHD and opinions towards FTX.
- The DOJ argues that Bankman-Fried's questions about opinions on the case, defendant, and defendant's companies are intrusive and beyond the purpose of voir dire.
- Questions about effective altruism and ADHD are deemed unnecessary, prejudicial, and irrelevant by the DOJ.
- Prosecutors have also requested a high-speed ethernet connection, a printer, and headphones for the trial's tech infrastructure.
The sentiment of the article is negative towards Sam Bankman-Fried's proposed jury questions and the DOJ's response, highlighting concerns about intrusiveness, defense narratives, and irrelevant inquiries.