Juror's Lies Lead to New Trials for 3 of 4 Tax Shelter Defendants

, New York Law Journal


Southern District Judge William Pauley said juror Catherine M. Conrad "made a calculated, criminal decision to get on the jury" in the Jenkens & Gilchrist tax shelter case, but her "breathtaking" lies did not lead to a new trial for defendant David Parse, whose lawyers had failed to disclose their investigation into her identity.

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  • Laura Kwartler

    How about permanent disbarment?

  • Mr.PC

    Unbelievable. She should indeed be prosecuted. As for the lawyers ... while I don't think they were venal, they made a very bad choice. Let all of us who do not want to see our names in an article like this take heed, and pay special attention to the difficult decisions.

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