Topic: Statutory Disqualification

Prospective Juror Not “Under Prosecution.”

On the day the jury was sworn – after a week of voir dire – a prospective juror got a traffic ticket. The ticket was for the “crime” of knowingly driving on a suspended license, a second-degree misdemeanor. No one in the courtroom on that day asked her about it. She didn’t tell anyone about it. And she ended up serving on the jury that convicted Jason Tucker of premeditated […]

June 23, 2008

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