Missouri Lawyers Weekly: Jury on Trial


The Missouri Court of Appeals will hear a case this month that could establish a juror misconduct exception to the longstanding Mansfield rule, which protects the private nature of jury discussions.

The issue began last year shortly after a jury on a 9-3 vote determined that Dr. Jay Pepose, an ophthalmologist and owner of Pepose Vision Institute, had unjustly fired an employee for cooperating with a Department of Labor investigation into Pepose's business practices. Read more ...