PEOPLE v. HIGHTOWER, A081424
In murder case where defendant allegedly murdered his mother, juror's statement that a son could never kill his mother was a statement sufficient to excuse the juror for failing to follow jury instructions.
- Decided 12/20/2001
- Published 12/20/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- David Y. Stanley, Truckee, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Ronald A. Bass, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Michael E. Banister, Deputy Attorney General, Catherine A. Rivlin, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.