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Murder trial under way and done perhaps just about at -- -- but jurors appeared deadlocked.
In the case of an aspiring actress and former maxim model Julianna -- Redding was found strangled inside her home in 2008 prosecutors believe her death was a murder for hire plot.
They say this -- -- -- park was hired by a doctor the doctor angry because Giuliani -- father broke off a business negotiations.
Prosecutors say parks DNA and fingerprints were found -- the murder scene.
Yesterday the judge refused to accept that jury's verdict and ordered jurors to go back to deliberating.
Let's bring in our legal -- Fox News legal analyst -- -- and former federal prosecutor and criminal defense attorney.
Doug burns so here's what we know the jury Foreman came out and said of the judge.
We've got we've got to jurors gore essentially saying I don't care what the instructions are I'm not going to follow the court's.
-- that the judge then tossed it back saying you can't do that you can't come up with a verdict if two of the jurors on this panel are not following my instructions.
What's going to be kind of critical though is weather was really actually a verdict with two jurors saying no I'm not pollen which you can affect the so give us give us a hike with.
Is the Marshal at the front door said to me Doug you're probably gonna wanna go see the judge one of the jurors made some comments not gonna get into -- the war we went to chambers in the -- look.
On many levels I can't follow certain of the legal instructions that you give me we actually I knew was excused now the point is.
What makes this situation fascinating.
Is that if -- -- a verdict sheet and it says not guilty on a particular charge.
That's going to be really tricky on appeal because the theory is they reached America.
I don't know what the chronology exactly that thing about the chronology at odd verdict on what was it just first degree murder did they ever get to second degree murder because.
One of the things they were talking about are asking the judge about was the difference in legality between first degree premeditated murder and second degree murder murder which is not premeditated and the judges even -- may -- evident that both lawyers.
From both sides talk about that to the jury had never heard -- December back request to question is.
The note saying that two people won't follow lesser options is that before or after they reached a -- that's what I'm not clear I think it was after which makes a big difference because that they came to a verdict whatever that verdict -- we haven't seen the paper that's actually written not right they came to verdict and then the jury foreperson said.
Not really not really we didn't because two jurors aren't following -- stretch strange situation not really unusual but you're right in the sense that it's got to be at an acquittal at least on first degree murder because.
If they're not following instructions that would mean we'll her lawyers said that clearly this jury has rejected first degree murder of the first degree murder charge and what they're stuck on is whether -- second degree or perhaps manslaughter and that's -- the -- -- leaning towards bringing in lawyers announced.
Basically make it final closing argument about this legality between first and second degree murder but the judges not really supposed to invade the jury prominence for help a -- of America.
Haven't thought if if they have questions as you know they -- questions during deliberation.
The judge usually gets on a piece of paper and -- right to back on a piece of paper this is unusual to allow that spend actually the stable and lawyers lawyers to putts and -- -- but what if what if.
Ten jurors said she's guilty of first degree murder.
In two jurors are saying.
You know I believe she was hired to do this murder and but I just can't I just can't send me you know I know this woman's gonna go to prison for life and I can't do that then it's not a first degree murder conviction it's a deadlock technically.
On the first degree and well let's jury nullification is what it is much Terry nullified what the judge -- here's a lot but -- and a jury backs -- -- -- I don't care what the law is I'm not look fine.
-- John's point was -- -- can agree it's a bad luck you know you might wind up yeah.
Well it's a very strange case it is it seemed to me that you know you've you've got the DNA of the excuse right on the dead person.
Two women who.
Arguably you have not had met -- tag -- -- that person when they were quite a big financial payment by the right right to this -- heard of that row which would create motive you don't have to prove it but it's there.
So you'll never have to and -- never have to make -- about it but it's always great to -- and yet it's it seems to be ending this way it's going to be fascinating to see what happens on when this jury is finally dismissed whatever whatever they come up with -- We'll certainly keep an -- and let you know.
-- we'll Doug burns thank you both are gonna.
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