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Criminal – Jury Pool – Excused Juror – Peremptory Strikes (access required)

At defendant's trial for first-degree murder, when the court had to excuse a juror for a doctor's appointment after the jury was sworn, the trial court did not err by reconstituting the panel and allowing both sides to once again exercise their peremptory strikes. Neither party objected to releasing the juror to go to his appointment. ...