AU Optronics Jurors Asleep On The Job, Literally

Law360, New York (March 7, 2012, 6:55 PM EST) -- Attorneys may be eager for a verdict in one of the biggest-ever criminal price-fixing trials in the U.S. but apparently not everyone finds cartels all that exciting, with at least one juror in the case nodding off during deliberations.

Less than a week after beginning to debate whether AU Optronics and five of its executives conspired to fix the prices of flat-screen display panels, the jury sent a note to the court Tuesday asking how to deal with a "juror refusing to deliberate or consider evidence,...
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USA v. Lin et al

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California Northern

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February 3, 2009

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