Duty toward Dozers

January 9, 2014

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XX Trial
  • 110XX(J) Issues Relating to Jury Trial
  • 110k855 Misconduct of or Affecting Jurors
  • 110k855(1) k. In General.

269 NamesWhen confronted with a situation involving a juror who appears to have fallen asleep during trial, counsel has a duty to bring the matter to the attention of the trial court and the trial court has a duty to awaken the juror.

Mathis v. State, S.E.2d 308 (Ga. 2013)

Submitted by Kara Boucher, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters, Eagan, Minn.