If a witness/victim in case lets the Commonwealth Attorney aware they know a juror, shouldn't the juror be removed? If not removed, it is not purjury if the juror is not honest about knowing the victim/witness under oath? What can be done about it?
1 Answer from Attorneys
Yes, normally, it would seem so.
Yes, if the juror intentionally lied under oath in answering a question as to
his or her knowing the victim, the juror could be liable to a charge of perjury.
Ask the prosecutor (or his or her supervisor) why the matter has not
been the subject of appropriate actions to punish the alleged perjurer and
to correct a possibly biased verdict(if appropriate).
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