United States V.Paul Kruse

The United States v Paul Kruse trial in Austin, TX, has adjourned for the weekend. It will continue at 8:30 a.m. Monday, when presumably the jury will resume deliberations.

The jury consists of 12 men and four women, including four alternates. Its task is to decide the guilt or innocence

Continue Reading In Austin, Texas, the trial of the retired Blue Bell president adjourns for the weekend

Federal Judge Robert Pitman Friday sequestered the jury deliberating for a third day over charges against the retired president of Blue Bell ice cream.

Pitman “ordered that the jury be sequestered during their deliberations from when they report to the jury room until released from the jury room each day

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The jury continues to hear witnesses at the trial of retired Blue Bell president Paul Kruse while behind-the-scenes work continues on the instructions they’ll get before deliberations.

Jury instructions continue to be a work-in-progress as the defense and prosecution teams propose “supplemental” instructions to trial Judge Robert Pitman. When the

Continue Reading Jury instructions are important in Kruse’s trial as the law gets applied to the facts in Blue Bell case

AUSTIN — The timeline played the starring role during the opening arguments at the jury trial of the United States v Paul Kruse.

 Department of Justice attorney Matthew Lash for the prosecution and Houston defense attorney Chris Flood opened the trial. Taken together, they suggested that a food company, during

Continue Reading Jury trial begins in fraud and conspiracy trial involving Blue Bell, an iconic Texas brand