Does a juror’s cell phone use to access information at trial create a presumption of prejudice from juror misconduct?

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Does a juror’s cell phone use to access information at trial create a presumption of prejudice from juror misconduct? You may be surprised.

Watch SM JUROR’s video analysis of the juror misconduct issues in Edge v. State, 815 S.E.2d 146 (Ga. Ct. App. 2018). Issues involve jurors’ cell phone use, the presumption of prejudice and the shifting of the burden of proof to rebut the presumption of prejudice.

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