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Criminal Practice — Jury & Jurors – Connection to Defendant – Unintentional Nondisclosure – Alternate Juror – Mid-Trial Replacement (access required)

State v. Coaxum (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-116-14, 8 pp.) (Jean Hoefer Toal, Ch. J.) Appealed from Charleston County Circuit Court (R. Markley Dennis Jr., J.) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: Mid-trial, a juror (Juror #7) recognized one of her co-workers among defendant’s family members. Given this unintentional nondisclosure of a connection to defendant, the trial court was ...

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