Stockton, CA asked in Criminal Law, Appeals / Appellate Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for California

Q: DA left jurors with witness that left instant negative afterthoughts towards the defendant . Tainted their thoughts

3 different jurors fell asleep at three different times. This case was found guilty be the jurors how dare they fall asleep knowing this defendant was fighting for his life.

2 Lawyer Answers
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

have you been convicted?

questions like this should be asked of your private or court appointed lawyer.

William M. Weinberg
William M. Weinberg
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Irvine, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If the witness gave unfavorable testimony toward the defendant, then of course it will leave negative thoughts in the minds of the jury. If the jury was sleeping and the defendant's attorney didn't notify the court, there is little that can be done if the case is over and the behavior wasn't documented during trial.

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