That bailiff may have told jurors to return verdict before Friday night was not outside influence

October 12, 2016

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXI Motions for New Trial
  • 110k924 Misconduct of or Affecting Jurors
  • 110k925 In General
  • 110k925(5) Improper influence inducing agreement to verdict

10-12-16Evidence that bailiff may have told jurors that they had better return verdict before Friday night because judge would be out of town for weekend was not prejudicial information or outside influence upon jury entitling defendant to new trial.

State v. Vaughn, 861 P.2d 1241 (Idaho App., 1993)