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"So help me God": My week on a federal jury

You know that kind of sinking feeling you get when you open up that official envelope and you see "Summons for Jury Service"? Yeah, well I had that same reaction recently. Except this time, it wasn't for "regular" jury duty. This was FEDERAL jury dut...
by Writing - It's My Thing on Dec 4, 2016

JUSTICE IN AMERICA - Jury Trials

"Why jury trials are becoming less common" PBS NewsHour 8/13/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  A new analysis of federal court cases published last week by The New York Times shows that jury trials are becoming increasingly less common.  In 1997, 3,200...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 15, 2016

The Man Booker Long List, and the (Wo)Man Shadow Jury; Joy of My July

I could hardly sleep last night, for the anticipation of the Man Booker long list which was to be released today. Here it is before noon, and I have five of the titles from our local library and two of them downloaded on my kindle. The list of thirte...
by Dolce Bellezza on Jul 27, 2016

We the jury

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them,... Take a walk on the wild side around New England'...
by Goodfellows52 on May 22, 2016

JUSTICE IN AMERICA - Need for "Not Proven" Verdicts

I have always disagreed with our U.S. justice system when it comes to "innocent unless proven guilty."In my opinion, a better for way in felony law is to have the possibility of 3 verdicts; guilty, not guilty, and not proven.  Like law in Scotla...
by Mage Soapbox on May 8, 2016

David Stephan’s ‘Dear Jury’ letter could haunt him at sentencing, law experts say

Law experts say the “Dear Jury” letter David Stephan posted to Facebook after being convicted in the meningitis death of his son Ezekiel may come back to haunt him when he faces the court to be sentenced. Thanks to: CBC | Health News...
by Celebrity gossip news on Apr 29, 2016

Alberta father convicted in son’s meningitis death fears for other parents in ‘dear jury’ post

A father found guilty of not providing his ailing toddler with medical care says he worries that others will be arrested if they don’t “fall in line with parenting as seen fit by the government.” Thanks to: CBC | Health News...
by Celebrity gossip news on Apr 28, 2016

Making a Murderer: Showing Us the Truth about our Unjust Justice System

There are monsters in Making a Murderer, the 10-hour documentary released on Netflix just a few weeks ago, but likely not Steven Avery and definitely not his nephew Brendan Dassey, both sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Teresa Halbach...

10 Highlights of George W. Bush’s Jury Duty Service

Since the media has been getting a little carried away with endless discussion of the Thursday’s debate between Republican presidential candidates, I’d like to bring up a completely different story involving an actual Republican presiden...
by List of X on Aug 8, 2015

Dr. Norberg Loses Defamation Suit Against His Wife

FARGO ND — A Fargo district court jury has found that Fargo surgeon Jon Norberg was not defamed by his ex-wife. Dr. Norberg had sued Alonna Norberg, also a physician, claiming that she made false claims and acted maliciously in having criminal...
by Law Med Blog on Jul 29, 2015

Fosamax - Femur Fracture Lawsuits Update: California Verdict For Merck In April 2015 With Two More California Trials Scheduled For July 2015 And October 2015

Federal Court Fosamax MDL Reassigned From Judge Pisano To Judge Wolfson While We Wait For Appellate Court To Rule On Appeals From Glynn And Gaynor Case Rulings (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) ********** UPDATE: "Remaining Fosamax Cas...
by Drug Injury Watch on Jun 17, 2015

Book Review: Burn

Burn Hardcover | Kindle Edition Written by Walter Jury and Sarah Fine G.P. Putnam's Sons/ Penguin Group Release Date: May 12, 2015 Cover Price: $17.99 His father is dead. His mother was shot. The scanner was taken. Tate Archer is in big trouble.
by Geeks of Doom on Jun 4, 2015

“I’ll vote to indict if that gets us out of here faster”: Horrifying tales from inside the grand jury room

(Media Release) It’s July when the notice arrives in the mail. At first, I think this must be a mistake. But there is my name in small black print, alongside a larger font in green that reads: JUROR. I’m surprised to receive a summons for jury du...
by Free PR Online on May 19, 2015

Falkenberg snaps the shutout and changes the law

The Houston Chronicle is heckled within these walls as “Houston’s Leading Information Source” for two sarcastic reasons: that’s what it proclaimed itself to be for many years in a local advertising—er, excuse me, branding—campaign , and s...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Apr 20, 2015

Anthony Pettis vs Myles Jury planeada para el próximo 25 de Julio en Chicago

Anthony Pettis buscará rebotar de su derrota ante Rafael dos Anjos este próximo 25 de julio, esto cuando se enfrente a Myles Jury.Una increíble pelea de pesos ligeros ha sido programada para el próximo 25 de julio en Chicago, esto cuando el antig...
by Entretenimientodj on Apr 14, 2015

Jury Asia’s Got Talent Auditions

Jury Asia’s Got Talent Auditions is a post from: Bimtri Online Notes Jury Asia’s Got Talent Auditions is a post from: Bimtri Online Notes Jury Asia’s Got Talent Auditions, Talent show now comes to looking for talented people in vari...
by bimtri story online on Mar 16, 2015

Psychologie d’un jury

Les chanceux Colin McGregor, prison de Cowansville dossiers Chroniques d’un prisonnier. Lorsque j’étais jeune homme, au cégep et à McGill, je passais les week-ends de Pâques à New York. Je faisais partie d’une équipe de rugby amateur...

UFC 182 Results

Main card*Jon Jones def. Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision *Donald Cerrone def. Myles Jury via unanimous decision *Brad Tavares def. Nate Marquardt via unanimous decision *Kyoji Horiguchi def. Louis Gaudinot via unanimous decision&...
by StatFace on Jan 4, 2015

Jon Jones Retains Title, Defeats Cormier

Jon Jones retained his UFC light heavyweight title with Saturday night's unanimous decision over Daniel Cormier. After the fight, Jon Jones said "2015 is my year of greatness."Donald Cerrone defeated Myles Jury by unanimous decision in their lightwei...
by StatFace on Jan 4, 2015

Notes on Recent Reading 23 [Naipaul, Dinesen, Spillane]

The Middle Passage (Naipaul)V. S. Naipaul says he was encouraged to write this book by Eric Williams, Trinidad’s first premier, yet the book is hardly the work of a booster. Naipaul’s description of a return to Trinidad, the island of his birth,...
by Poetry on the Loose on Jan 1, 2015


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