A man found to have violated federal securities law in a civil jury trial will get a retrial because the judge refused his request to poll each juror, a federal appeals court ruled.
A party in a civil trial who has been denied the right to poll the individual jurors doesn’t need to show prejudice, but is automatically entitled to a new trial, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled Tuesday in a case of first impression.
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