Does a potential jury need to be uninformed about a case to be fair?

The jury selection process for Amy Senser’s trial on charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident in Minneapolis focused on whether potential jurors had followed news coverage of the case. Defense attorneys had raised the possibility that Senser could not receive a fair trial in Hennepin County, where media coverage had been extensive. Today’s Question: Does a potential jury need to be uninformed about a case to be fair?

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