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Summary: Currently, juror information is confidential. In a capital case, the post-conviction attorney may differ from the trial attorney. The post-conviction attorney must request release of juror information which reportedly takes over a month. SB 270 attempts to remedy this and would allow a trial attorney to disclose juror information to a post-conviction attorney without a court request.
Analysis: SB 270 could increase efficiency. However, SB 270 does not fall under any of our liberty principles, and we remain neutral.