NJ Appeals Court Rebukes Judge Over Post-Trial Juror Talk

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Wednesday admonished a trial court judge who, without attorneys present, communicated with jurors after an employment discrimination trial concluded, in a decision that could serve as a strong warning for judges across the state.

The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division rebuked a New Jersey state court judge for speaking off the record with jurors, a decision that later led to the defendant in the case asking for reduction of the judgment and later arguing the judge should have...
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