Alternate Juror Requires Instruction to Begin Deliberations Anew


2/5/16  In an Arizona criminal trial when an alternate is called on to replace one of the jurors the judge must tell jurors they must start deliberations anew, and if they are not so told the conviction can be reversed.

https://www.azcourts.gov/Portals/0/OpinionFiles/Div1/2015/1%20CA-CR%2015-0074.pdf

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