Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Deliberating Jurors' Use of Toy Cars to Re-enact Accident Not Grounds for Inquiry

A juror bought toy cars over break in criminal trial deliberations and jurors then used them to re-enact the accident that was the subject of the trial.  Judge denied motion for inquiring further of the jurors, deciding using toy cars was no different than diagraming the accident on paper.
Link: http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/E054307.PDF

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