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parad0x

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#1 13 years ago

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) -- Defense attorney Leslie Ballin called it the "jury pool from hell."

The group of prospective jurors was summoned to listen to a case of Tennessee trailer park violence.

Right after jury selection began last week, one man got up and left, announcing, "I'm on morphine and I'm higher than a kite."

When the prosecutor asked if anyone had been convicted of a crime, a prospective juror said that he had been arrested and taken to a mental hospital after he almost shot his nephew. He said he was provoked because his nephew just would not come out from under the bed.

Another would-be juror said he had had alcohol problems and was arrested for soliciting sex from an undercover officer. "I should have known something was up," he said. "She had all her teeth."

Another prospect volunteered he probably should not be on the jury: "In my neighborhood, everyone knows that if you get Mr. Ballin (as your lawyer), you're probably guilty." He was not chosen.

The case involved a woman accused of hitting her brother's girlfriend in the face with a brick. Ballin's client was found not guilty.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/01/18/shallow.jury.pool.ap/index.html :uhm: :naughty: she had all her teeth, she was fiiiiiiine...




NiteStryker

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#2 13 years ago

The whole 'jury of your peers' thing is completly untrue. The jury is handpicked from the lawyers and prescreened...they should just draw names from a hat.




parad0x

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#3 13 years ago

or from a hollowed out bats skull to appease THE DEVIL GODS!!!!!1111

/me goes back to playing UT2004 for 14 hrs straight

O.o




NiteStryker

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#4 13 years ago

make sure you get out and get some air .... :n0e:




parad0x

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#5 13 years ago

air? what is this "air"?

:D damn redneck hicks aint got no class!




Tekk9

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#6 13 years ago

Ok, what I was trying to say before I screwed up the Post/New Thread button was, if anyone wants to argue the mandatory jury duty, there's your argument.




Μαjïç MushrøøM

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#7 13 years ago

Strange people, and a rather chaotic case, I would say. I see no connection between each of these jurors' stories, unless I happen to be missing something. :Puzzled:




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#8 13 years ago

I have no words which could express my opinions on this story. However, smilies do work quite well.

:wtf:




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#9 13 years ago
"I'm on morphine and I'm higher than a kite."

Takes quite a bit of morphine to get that high from, he must be rather wasted.




parad0x

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#10 13 years ago

my friend broke his arm and is on vicadin. he ocmes to school freaking buzzed.

then again he takes a lot cause he shattered the elbow while wrestling.

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