Table of Contents

Author:Colin Miller
Pages:vi-vi
 
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Table of Contents
Notices ........................................................................................ ii
About the Author ........................................................................iv
About CALI eLangdell Press ...................................................... v
Table of Contents .......................................................................vi
Preface ...................................................................................... vii
Jury Impeachment Chapter ......................................................... 1
I. The Rule .................................................................................... 1
II. Historical Origins .................................................................... 3
III. The Drafting of Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) ................. 4
IV. Public Policy Underlying Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b) .. 5
V. Supreme Court Precedent ........................................................ 5
Notes ........................................................................................................ 13
VI. 606(b): The External/Internal Distinction .......................... 14
A. 606(b)(2)(A): Extraneous Prejudicial Information ...................... 16
B. 606(b)(2)(B): Improper Outside Influences .................................. 18
C. 606(b)(2)(C): Mistake in Entering the Verdict on the Verdict
Form......................................................................................................... 20
VII. Situations Where Rule 606(b) Does Not Apply .................. 21
A. Testimony by Nonjurors ................................................................. 21
B. Juror Testimony Not Offered to Impeach a Verdict .................. 22
VIII. Splits in Authority .............................................................. 24
A. States without Counterparts to Rule 606(b) ................................. 24
B. Minnesota’s Violence Exception to Rule 606(b) ......................... 24
C. Testimony About the Effect on Deliberations of Extraneous
Prejudicial Information/Improper Outside Influences ................... 25
D. Allegations of Juror Racial, Religious, or Other Bias When
Jurors Are Not Questioned Regarding Bias on Voir Dire ............... 26
IX. Jury Impeachment Pleadings ............................................... 27

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