Summary: Nilgün Aykent Zahour analyzes the juror misconduct issues in State v. Whitaker, No. 75924-8-I, 2018 WL 5784812 (Wash. Ct. App. Nov. 5, 2018).  The issues we’re going to discuss are the interactions between the bailiff and the jury; a juror’s request to be excused due safety concerns and his dismissal, and juror comments which may signal premature deliberations.