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Summary:  Nilgün Aykent Zahour analyzes the juror misconduct issues in the case of People v. Bohl, 2018 COA 152, decided on November 1, 2018.  The issues we’re going to discuss are the denial of a motion to access juror contact information to prove juror misconduct after an evidentiary hearing, text messages between a juror’s wife and an attorney which reveal a juror performed outside research, and the finding that a timeline of events is not extraneous evidence.

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Share SM JUROR podcast episodes & videos with your colleaguesIs there ineffective assistance of counsel in failing to strike either a husband or his wife off the jury because they might talk about the case? You may be surprised. Watch SM JUROR’s video analysis of the juror misconduct issues in Shipp v. McDowell, No. SACV1602194RSHK, …

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