TODAY | September 12, 2013
>> when the oscar winner was serving as a juror on a domestic assault case. this is what happened during a trial break, a prosecutor not affiliated with the case hanks was sitting on approached him to thank him for serving. well, when the defense lawyers heard about that, they asked for a mistrial and accused the prosecution of jury tampering . meanwhile, on thursday, both side decided to settle the case on a reduced charge. i don't think it had anything to do with mr. hank's odd development.
>> you are a lawyer. is it jury tampering ?
>> the defense lawyers are thinking, they can't let it slide. the prosecutors.
>> for the judge to say what the heck.
>> it is darn if you do, darn if you don't. it's tom hanks . it's nice