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Juror Discussions Before Deliberation: The Barn Door is Open

Posted: Thu Oct 06, 2005 6:01 pm
by David A. Szwak
Juror Discussions and the “Barn Door”

“Reminding the jurors not to discuss the case after they had been discussing it for four days was a case of closing the barn door after the horse had escaped.” Oswald v. Bertrand, 374 F.3d 475 [7th Cir. 2004] [Wis.].