Dewey Judge Suggests Asking Jurors About A Partial Verdict

Law360, New York (October 1, 2015, 7:57 PM EDT) -- The New York judge presiding over the trial of the former executive leadership of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP said Thursday he was considering asking the jury if they have reached a partial verdict in the case, saying it may be beneficial to gauge the status of deliberations.

New York Supreme Court Judge Robert Stolz floated the idea late Thursday afternoon at the end of the 10th full day of jury deliberations, asking prosecutors and defense attorneys to take the night and think about whether asking jurors if they have a partial verdict will advance the case in some way.

The judge...

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