trial court’s refusal to hold an evidentiary hearing

Share SM JUROR podcast episodes & videos with your colleagues

Summary: Nilgün Aykent Zahour analyzes the juror misconduct issues in Daley v. J.B. Hunt Transp., Inc., 187 Conn. App. 587, 203 A.3d 635 (2019). The issue we’re going to discuss is whether the trial court erred in declining to conduct a post-verdict evidentiary hearing to determine whether a juror, who suffered memory gaps with possible Alzheimer’s disease, was competent to serve on the jury.

Share SM JUROR podcast episodes & videos with your colleagues

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.

Share SM JUROR podcast episodes & videos with your colleagues

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, …

Is 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? Read More »