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El Chapo to Move for New Trial Due to Juror Misconduct as US Indicts El Chapo’s Sons

The indictment of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons, Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, on charges of conspiracy to distribute drugs, was unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department last week. The two are believed to live in Mexico currently, … Continue reading

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Juror: Judge and jury pressured me to convict

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Crosby on Juror Punishment

Kevin Crosby (Newcastle Law School) has posted Before the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015: Juror Punishment in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century England on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 has created several new offences… … Continue reading

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Improper Influence of a Juror

One of the most basic rights guaranteed to criminal defendants by our federal and state constitutions is the right to have a trial by a jury of one's peers. In such cases, countless hours of preparation, strategizing, and hard work … Continue reading

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Lawyer Lies About Criminal History When Called As Juror, Suspension Imposed

The Minnesota Supreme Court has adopted a joint proposal of a 60 day suspension in a case involving a false statement to a tribunal. The attorney was called as a juror in a felony criminal matter. He made "false statements… … Continue reading

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