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#132212 - 09/11/04 11:29 AM Re: reasonable jurors or not  
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And suppose those 12 jurors are unreasonable people who are required to reach some unknown (to them at least) state of reasonableness...


#132213 - 09/11/04 01:51 PM Re: jury  
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It does often make me wonder how a 'reasonable doubt' is determined

A "reasonable doubt" is a work of art like a sculpture. A trial attorney molds minds, the way a good potter molds clay.


#132214 - 09/11/04 01:54 PM Re: jury  
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An attorney molds minds, the way a good potter molds clay.

Sounds bloody unnerving to me.


#132215 - 09/11/04 02:46 PM Re: jury  
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Sounds bloody unnerving to me.

Why, "unnerving", Wordwind? It's just justice.

BTW molding a jury's mind is not the same thing as rigging the jury ... at least in the mind of a jurist.




#132216 - 09/11/04 06:12 PM Functional precedence  
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'Molding' seeks to create form whereas 'rigging' seems to be altering (or propping up) an *existing one...{kinda}.


#132217 - 09/11/04 06:16 PM Formal precedence  
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'Molding' seeks to create form whereas 'rigging' seems to be altering (or propping up) an *existing one...{kinda%


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