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canada goose outlet canada In an exclusive interview Tuesday about Samsung secret new allegations, Hogan, an canada goose engineer, confirmed that he was a party in two cases cited in Samsung brief, a 1993 case from municipal court in Santa Cruz canadian goose jacket titled Seagate Technology v. Hogan and a 1993 federal bankruptcy case titled In re Velvin R. Hogan. According to Hogan, when Seagate hired him in the 1980s and he moved from Colorado to California, his new employer agreed to split the cost of paying off the mortgage on his Colorado home. But after Hogan was laid off in the early 1990s, he told us, Seagate claimed he owed Canada Goose sale the company that money. Hogan Canada Goose Online said he sued Seagate for fraud, Seagate countersued, and he ultimately declared personal bankruptcy to protect his house. cheap canada goose uk v. Perkins, for instance, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in 1984 that the defendant in a criminal obstruction of justice case was entitled to a new trial canada goose factory sale because a juror didn reveal that he had previously been both a defendant in a civil case over stolen union funds and a witness in a criminal case involving the firebombing of a union hall. v. Colombo, the court called for an evidentiary hearing on whether a juror deliberately failed to disclose that her brother in law was a government prosecutor in order to get on canada goose coats on sale the jury, and held that if she hid her ties to the government, convictions in a huge Mafia racketeering case must be vacated. canada goose outlet canada

canada goose outlet store canada goose uk outlet uk The new Samsung brief also cited two relevant 9th Circuit cases, one criminal and one civil. In 1989, in Hard v. Burlington Northern, the appeals court ruled that the district court must hold an evidentiary hearing to find out whether a juror lied in voir dire to cover up his former employment with the railroad and then tainted deliberations by telling other jurors about the railroad canada goose uk shop workers compensation policies. And a divided en banc court emphasized the importance of probing for juror canada goose coats bias in the 1998 case Dyer v. Calderon, in which the appeals court said a state judge hadn adequately checked the story of a juror in a double homicide case who said her brother had been shot accidentally when, in fact, his killer had been prosecuted. court confronted with a colorable claim of juror bias must undertake an investigation of the relevant facts and circumstances, the 9th Circuit held. canada goose outlet store uk

canada goose outlet reviews Samsung appears to be arguing that Hogan previous litigation with Seagate may Canada Goose Jackets have biased him. The cases it cited suggest that, at the very least, the company wants Koh to hold an evidentiary hearing on Hogan failure to reveal the 1993 litigation in voir dire. canada goose outlet reviews

canada goose outlet in usa Hogan told us Tuesday that he didn mention the 1993 Seagate case or bankruptcy in the jury selection process because he wasn asked specifically to disclose every case canada goose clearance sale he ever been involved in. According to a complete transcript of voir dire, Koh asked jurors, you or a family member or someone very close to you ever been involved in a lawsuit, either as a plaintiff, a defendant or as a witness? In answering that question, Hogan said that in 2008, after the failure of a company he founded, a programmer sued him in a dispute over ownership of software they developed. He also said he lost his house after his start Canada Goose Outlet up failed (and disclosed his ownership of a patent), but he did not mention the 1993 cases. canada goose outlet in usa

canada goose jacket outlet Hogan became something of a celebrity after the Apple verdict was announced. Reuters published the first interview with him the day after the trial ended, then the foreman spoke to many other publications and sat for a 15 minute video interview with canada goose store Bloomberg. His post trial comments led some commenters to question whether the jury placed undue reliance on his explanations of the relevant law and calculations of damages. Samsung brief appears to make this argument as well. That citation adds to the evidence that Samsung wants Koh to hold a hearing in cheap Canada Goose which the jury answers questions about Hogan. canada goose jacket outlet

canada goose outlet new york city It will be tough for Samsung to show that a 20 year old buy canada goose jacket financial dispute between Hogan and his onetime Canada Goose Coats On Sale employer had a direct bearing on the jury award in this case; and Quinn partners Charles Verhoeven and Michael Zeller didn return my calls requesting comment. But Hogan, for one, doesn fault Samsung or its lawyers for trying. got a job to do and I don hold that against them, he canada goose outlet told us. canada goose outlet new york city

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