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Unformatted text preview: not testify as to any matter or statement occurring during the course of the jury's deliberations or to the effect of anything upon that or any other juror's mind or emotions as influencing the juror to assent to or dissent from the verdict or indictment or concerning the juror's mental processes in connection therewith, except that a juror may testify on the question whether extraneous prejudicial information was improperly brought to the jury's attention or whether any outside influence was improperly brought to bear upon any jury. Texas Differs with Respect to 606(b): Inquiry into Validity of Verdict or Indictment
Both Federal Rule and Texas Rule allow jurors to testify as to whether any outside influence was improperly brought to bear upon any juror, but each adds a second exception not found in the other: Texas Rule 606(b) permits a juror to testify to rebut a claim that the juror was not qualified to serve FRE 606(b) permits a juror to testify as to whether extraneous prejudicial information was brough...
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