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MMP Defense Verdict Thrown Out Due To Juror Concealment

Posted on November 02, 2007
A defense verdict in a medical malpractice case was set aside due to a juror’s failure to disclose nine prior civil lawsuits and a criminal case in response to a written jury questionnaire. Dr. Sohail Delfani, shown smiling in this picture, is probably not very happy with his lawyers who apparently failed to do a proper background check on the venire panel during jury selection in his case...


MMP Defense Verdict Thrown Out Due To Juror Concealment

Posted on November 02, 2007
A defense verdict in a medical malpractice case was set aside due to a juror’s failure to disclose nine prior civil lawsuits and a criminal case in response to a written jury questionnaire. Dr. Sohail Delfani, shown smiling in this picture, is probably not very happy with his lawyers who apparently failed to do a [...


New Rules Governing Jurors in Jury Trials

Posted on October 30, 2007
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Florida adopted several new rules and jury instructions that pertain to juries during jury trials in Florida. In Re: Amendments to Rules(Fla 2007). These new rules, which become effective on January 1, 2008, codify and expand some of the rights afforded to jurors in the“Juror’s Bill of Rights” passed by the Florida legislature in 1999...


Erin - The Blogging Juror

Posted on October 07, 2007
Meet Erin - the blogging juror. Right now she isserving on a jurysomewhere. Or at least she was last Tuesday and Wednesday. Erin has a blog, and she posted her thoughts about jury duty on her blog lastweekwhile she was on the jury: “yeah somebody actually put me on a jury...


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Juror Doubting Own Ability = An Easy Strike

Posted on September 14, 2007
During jury selection a potential juror stated she ?did not think she could focus on the trial.? Both sides agreed she should be stricken for cause. But the trial judge refused to strike her, and she ended up on the jury. (This alone would probably have resulted in a quick reversal of any verdict)...


Whose Prejudice Is This Anyway?

Posted on August 24, 2007
The Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a breach of contract case for failure to excusea Juror Green for cause who said she had a “bad taste” from having been sued in the past which would “probably” cause her to view the case with prejudice one way or another...


Renew All Objections Before Jury is Sworn

Posted on August 13, 2007
Last week the 4th DCA summarily dispensed with an appeal regarding a Neil challenge due to counsel’s failure to renew his objection before the jury was sworn. In Pozo v. State, __ So2d __ (Fla 4th DCA - August 8, 2007) the Defendant objected during jury selection to the State’s striking of a Hispanic juror...


Bloomberg Passed Up In P.I. Case

Posted on August 09, 2007
New York Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg returned to court for a second day of jury duty Tuesday, but was dismissed after attorneys passed him up while choosing a panel to hear a personal injury case. Bloomberg started his day in a courtroom with about 35 other prospective jurors...


Birthday Celebrations Do Not Trump Jury Duty

Posted on August 02, 2007
That’s what Rhovan Curtis, of Coconut Creek, learned after reporting to state court in Fort Lauderdale on July 23, his 20th birthday. When Judge Joel Lazarus told the pool of potential jurors to return after lunch, Curtis asked if he could be excused...


Supreme Court Approves Paraphrasing of Standard Jury Instruction during Voir Dire

Posted on July 23, 2007
During jury selection in a first degree murder case, the prosecutor paraphrased the standard jury instruction on premeditation, and made certain statements regarding the presumption of innocence. The Supreme Court held it was not error to do so because the prosecutor’s comments were “largely identical to the standard jury instruction,” and, at the conclusion of the case,the jury was correctly instructed on both the presumption of innocence and premeditation...


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