Prosecutors trying to preserve the convictions of four people in the Jenkens & Gilchrist tax shelter fraud scandal say a juror’s failure to disclose that she is a suspended lawyer does not require a finding of bias warranting a new trial.

In a memorandum of law submitted to Southern District Judge William Pauley and released yesterday, prosecutors from the Southern District U.S. Attorney’s Office say that even a truthful statement by juror Catherine M. Conrad about her criminal history would not have shown any bias by her against former Jenkens & Gilchrist partners Paul Daugerdas and Donna Guerin and two co-defendants.

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