Can a jury be called in to investigate juror misconduct on its own?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. McCall, C071012 (Cal. App. 2013):

Relying on a decision from this court, People v. Tuggles (2009) 179 Cal.App.4th 339 (Tuggles), defendant contends the trial court misunderstood its discretion to contact the jurors itself to investigate juror misconduct on its own, rather than having the parties do so.

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