Q: All jurors awaiting in the front of courtroom. District Attorneys witnesses were there as well. Witnesses kept making
Loud negative insulting statements about the case, the DA was there during these outbursts then she went inside court while these comments intimidated anyone in their presents others (witnesse's friend) came to speak to these witnesses about the case also.
A: more info needed
discuss this with your lawyer who has all the facts.........it may be grounds for a Mistrial?
A: This situation may give rise to a motion for mistrial. The defense attorney should inform the court and request a voir dire of the jury to determine if anyone heard anything and if so, were they influenced by the comment and how? The court can weigh the statements and decide if a mistrial is appropriate.
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