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§15A‑1239.  Judicial comment on verdict.

The trial judge may notcomment upon the verdict of a jury in open court in the presence or hearing ofany member of the jury panel. If he does so, any defendant whose case iscalendared for that session of court is entitled, upon motion, to a continuanceof his case to a time when all members of the entire jury panel are no longerserving. (1977, c. 711, s. 1.)