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25 Apr 2012, 5:18 pm by Editor
Courthouse.USCourthouse.png As the government was unable to rebut the presumption of prejudice that arose from discovery that during deliberations a juror made an unauthorized Wikipedia search for the definition of an element of the charged offense (the word "sponsor" for an offense prohibiting one from "sponsor[ing] or exhibit[ing] an animal in an animal fighting venture"), the conviction was reversed and remanded for retrial, in United… [read post]
14 Jul 2022, 12:27 pm by Michael B. Cohen, P.A.
Remmer vs The United States Criminal defendants have the right to due process. [read post]
13 Sep 2011, 7:23 am by Jonathan H. Adler
The circuit concluded Smith abrogated Remmer in United States v. [read post]
23 Apr 2012, 6:21 pm by Editor
JuryBox6.jpg Reversing and remanding defendant's conviction after the defendant alleges juror misconduct (making an unauthorized Wikipedia search for the definition of an element of the charged offense) deprived the defendant of his Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial; Fourth Circuit notes that other circuits are split on applying the presumption that any external influence was harmful, unless otherwise shown by the prosecution, in United States v… [read post]
13 May 2018, 2:20 pm by Colleen Fitzharris, E.D. Mich.
When faced with a claim of juror bias, Remmer v. [read post]
19 Jan 2021, 2:32 pm by Phil Dixon
A drug dog unit arrived on scene and performed a sniff of the defendant’s vehicle. [read post]
14 Feb 2021, 10:56 am by Colleen Fitzharris, E.D. Mich.
This week, the Sixth Circuit weighed in on the intersection between unhelpful shortcuts and jury deliberations in United States v. [read post]
21 May 2015, 10:19 am by John Elwood
The Fourth Circuit, however, vacated the sentence and remanded the case for an evidentiary hearing, concluding that the state court’s failure to apply Remmer v. [read post]