Can a juror’s change of heart or remorse in agreeing to a verdict support a basis for new trial?

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Can a juror’s change of heart or remorse in agreeing to a verdict support a basis for new trial? You may be surprised.

Watch SM JUROR’s video analysis of the juror misconduct issues in Calhoun v. State, No. 117,704, 2018 WL 3596562 (Kan. Ct. App. July 27, 2018). Issues involve juror remorse, a juror’s change of heart, a juror’s agreement to a verdict, a juror’s mental processes and the relation back test to add a claim for ineffective assistance of counsel for not pursuing a juror misconduct claim.

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