Ted Daniel of FOX25 in Boston reports that Hernandez’s lawyers recently submitted four new filings at the Bristol County Superior Court House in Fall River, Mass. — one of which involves an alleged issue with one of the jurors in the Lloyd case.
The jury probe filing was titled “Defense Motion for post verdict inquiry respecting a juror’s exposure to extraneous matters.” Hernandez’s lawyers asked for the documents to be sealed to the public, so the exact nature of the allegation is unknown.
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FOX25 legal analyst Brad Bailey believes the filing indicates that the defense is trying to prove that a juror was exposed to outside information that may have affected his or her ability to be impartial.
“These are experienced lawyers, they know the rules, they know the hurdles they have to reach,” Bailey said. “Clearly there is something there or they wouldn’t be doing it.”