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The Jury

Josie

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I wasn't paying attention to this trial until Day 2, I think it was. All I know about the jury is that they're all women. Does anyone have anymore information? Do we know if they knew anything about the case before trial?
 

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After reading up on the jury, I feel acquittal, or a hung jury, is far more probable than an M2 conviction.
 

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After reading up on the jury, I feel acquittal, or a hung jury, is far more probable than an M2 conviction.
I can't even imagine a M2 conviction. I would immediately suspect something rotten in Denmark.
 

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I'm hearing people saying that the jury is all white. That's not true. The one lady from the Chicago area is black or Hispanic.
 

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I find this interesting. I've been watching all the different stations on TV in the evening. They all have them lawyers, HLN has their Mock jury..............WHY is almost every single black lawyer siding for the state. I've seen white lawyers siding for state and defense..............really.........like I said, almost every black lawyer, male or female is for the state. I'm stating (almost) but truly, I cannot think of one that was for the defense, not one.
 

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There was some chatter about them early. At first they were serious note takers. When the prosecution aired the Z videos they stopped and watched carefully. One pundit seemed to think their body language said the detectives statement about believing Z swayed them....but didnt the judge toss part of that? I have no experience with being on a jury, I get tossed off them very easily, but when a judge says not to consider something doesn't it really add weight to the subject?
 

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There was some chatter about them early. At first they were serious note takers. When the prosecution aired the Z videos they stopped and watched carefully. One pundit seemed to think their body language said the detectives statement about believing Z swayed them....but didnt the judge toss part of that? I have no experience with being on a jury, I get tossed off them very easily, but when a judge says not to consider something doesn't it really add weight to the subject?
I'm not a psychologist, albeit there's probably many here who think I need to see one, but, I'd like to know how the jury would weigh a state's witness who said "I believe GZ's account" and then the Judge says the next day, strike that from the record. I not only believe that's impossible, I believe it will seep into the minds of the jurors.
 
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