In Heard’s post-trial motions, her authorized crew alleged that the jury panel record launched earlier than the trial included a person listed as born in 1945, making them 77 years outdated, however that voter registration info additionally listed a 52-year-old with the identical final title dwelling on the older individual’s tackle. “The person who appeared for jury obligation with this title was clearly the youthful one,” the paperwork acknowledged. “Thus, the 52-year-old…sitting on the jury for six weeks was by no means summoned for jury obligation on April 11.”
“On this case, it seems that Juror No. 15 was not, in reality, the identical particular person as listed on the jury panel,” the submitting learn. “Ms. Heard’s due course of was due to this fact compromised. Underneath these circumstances, a mistrial must be declared, and a brand new trial ordered.”
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