Category Archives: Judicial Misconduct
Does Juror Misconduct Happen More Often Than We Thought? (Part 2)
Welcome back and thanks for joining us again here at The Kronzek Firm. In our previous article on juror misconduct we talked about consulting company DOAR‘s revolutionary new study into juror misconduct, and what jurors had anonymously admitted to doing during trials. This included all manner of court rule violations like researching information online, […][Read More]
Does Juror Misconduct Happen More Often Than We Thought? (Part 1)
In our previous article we talked about a trial that took place recently in the Ingham County Circuit Court, but ended in a mistrial the next day due to jury misconduct. Which brings us to the subject of jury misconduct itself, and whether or not it is a bigger issue than many people realize. Ask […][Read More]
Mistrial Declared in Doctor’s Fraud Case: Was Juror Misconduct The Reason?
A mistrial has been declared in the case of Dr. Demian Naguib, a doctor formerly practicing in Port Huron, Michigan. Dr. Naguib’s trial began on Monday, in the Ingham County Circuit Court. But by mid morning the very next day, the presiding judge declared a mistrial, citing juror misconduct as the reason. […][Read More]
Michigan Judge Gorcyca in BIG Trouble?
Judicial Tenure Committee Files Complaint Against Judge Gorcyca It was a case discussed all over the country, sweeping through the media like wildfire, and enflaming bloggers and commenters across the nation. The Tsimhoni case. A custody battle so fraught with tension and despair, that the only thing that could possibly have made it worse would […][Read More]
Michigan Criminal Law – Jackson, Michigan Judge Removed from Bench
The Michigan Supreme Court recently ordered the removal of Judge James Justin from the bench. Judge Justin sat in the 12th District Court in Jackson, Michigan. That court hears landlord tenant cases, civil suits with a value of $25,000 or less, small claims, misdemeanor criminal cases, the initial stages of felony criminal cases, and traffic […][Read More]