California Supreme Court orders Scott Peterson’s murder conviction be reexamined, citing potential juror bias

The California Supreme Court has requested a reexamination of Scott Peterson, asking a trial judge to consider whether his murder convictions should be overturned.

Peterson’s lawyers cited several reasons they believe the convictions should be overturned, but the high court had only agreed to one matter worth looking at, which was a juror’s failure to disclose she had been harassed by the ex-girlfriend of her boyfriend while she was pregnant.

The juror, Richelle Nice, also known as “Strawberry Shortcake,” didn’t mention she had filed a lawsuit in 2000 to obtain a restraining order against her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend, saying in the lawsuit that she feared for her unborn child.

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