Judge to Issue ‘Allen Charge’ in Trial of NYC Banker

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/20/business/20star.html Conventional wisdom has it that the deadlocked jury in the trial of Frank P. Quattrone, the former star technology banker at Credit Suisse First Boston, is likely to benefit him with an outcome of an acquittal or a mistrial. But the judge's plan to issue a so-called Allen charge Monday morning to the jury - a strong admonition of its duty to try to reach a consensus - could have the opposite effect, pushing jurors who . . .

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