Contacts with Wecht jurors criticized- FBI called panelists' homes after deadlock

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On the day the U.S. government said it will retry Dr. Cyril H. Wecht on the same 41 counts that resulted in a hung jury, two Democratic congressmen yesterday expressed unease about the FBI contacting discharged jurors to seek information about the impasse. "Whether reckless or intended, it is simply common sense that such contacts can have a chilling effect on future juries in this and other cases." said Rep. John Conyers

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