Thompson & Knight Atty Accused Of Spying On Jurors

Law360, Houston (February 10, 2014, 6:37 PM EST) -- Jury selection was derailed Monday in a Texas federal antitrust suit against a group of steel distributors and producers including Nucor Corp. and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. on the revelation that a Thompson & Knight LLP attorney representing JSW Steel (USA) Inc. allegedly spied on the venire panel.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt struck the 35-member panel of prospective jurors after plaintiff MM Steel LP complained to the court that an attorney with Thompson & Knight, which represents defendant JSW Steel, surreptitiously observed members...
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