timing of the alleged juror misconduct

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Summary: Nilgün Aykent Zahour analyzes the juror misconduct issues in People v. Lowe, No. 2014-04891, 2018 WL 6071990 (N.Y. App. Div. Nov. 21, 2018).  The issues we’re going to discuss are the effect of the unexplained delay in notifying the trial court of known juror misconduct, and the denial of a motion for evidentiary hearing to further investigate any alleged juror misconduct.

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Summary: Nilgün Aykent Zahour analyzes the juror misconduct issues in the case of State v. Jenkins, 422 P.3d 72 (Kan. 2018).  The issues we’re going to discuss are a juror’s gifts to the prosecutor, a juror’s romantic feelings towards an attorney, the use of an evidentiary hearing to determine whether or not there was juror misconduct, and the timing of the alleged juror misconduct.

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Share SM JUROR podcast episodes & videos with your colleaguesCan juror contact with the victim’s family prove prejudicial juror misconduct? You may be surprised. Watch SM JUROR’s video analysis of the juror misconduct issues in Montalvo v. State, No. 73667, 2018 WL 3544970 (Nev. July 20, 2018). Issues involve ineffective assistance of counsel, juror contact …

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