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the jury from hell
    #3648006 - 01/19/05 01:31 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

Attorney meets the 'jury pool from hell'
Sex, drugs and bias -- prospective jurors acknowledge all

Tuesday, January 18, 2005 Posted: 4:30 PM EST (2130 GMT)

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.

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Re: the jury from hell [Re: MrBump]
    #3648021 - 01/19/05 01:35 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

Yep thats Tennessee alright.

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Re: the jury from hell [Re: MrBump]
    #3648045 - 01/19/05 02:19 PM (12 years, 9 months ago)

The again it is a jury of her peers.


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