The host of a popular cooking show is on trial for killing a television executive. However, the trial takes an unexpected turn when a juror enamored with the client is accused of trying to profit from the trial.
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The accountant from the U.S. Attorney's Charity Fraud Unit says that at least 60% of the money raised by a charity must go to the people it's intended to help for the charity to be considered effective, if not the charity faces being shut down and possibly even criminal charges. He then states that the charity that was run by the victim raised $4,600,000 the previous year, of that only $30,000 was paid out. Detective Green comments sarcastically that amount is just slightly under 60%; the charity only donated 0.65% of the money they took in. See more
A former juror being allowed to testify during a current preceding would be so grossly prejudicial that the defense would be within in its rights to demand a mistrial. Since the jury was formerly part of the body tasked to decide a verdict, seeing one of their former group on the stand testifying against the defendant in the same trial would more than enough to have the verdict overturned upon appeal. See more