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n a certain number of citizens selected according to law and sworn to inquire of certain matters of fact and to declare the truth on evidence submitted to them.
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Evidence supporting an allegation that the 24-year-old Swartout killed her son "was overwhelming," the juror said.
The opinions of Juror B37, expressed on the Anderson Cooper show were her own, and not in any way representative of the jurors listed below," said the statement.
BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Tuesday ordered trial courts to create lists of jurors that will be made available to the public "no later than the completion of the trial.
It will be hard for the juror not to read such incoming material.
Thus, from the initial principle of the Dufaure law that any man enjoying full rights could be a juror, the actual pool of jurors was reduced to a carefully limited group.
The average juror in America has about half a year more education than the average American and tends to take his or her job far more seriously than judges or lawyers do.
In March, for instance, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Post published the name of a juror during deliberations in the trial of two executives of Tyco International, a manufacturing conglomerate, in New York.
Later, reporters questioned the jurors who spoke of factors that never occurred to the investigating officers, such as a witness who acted nervous, a police officer who seemed arrogant, and the possibility that evidence had been mishandled.
A juror model involving content experts knowledgeable about research in the content areas was adopted.
Around 5,000 jurors are summoned each year to Liverpool crown court.
In this sphere, juror attitudes comport with the law--the company must investigate discrimination and harassment complaints, even if the complainant indicates he or she wants the complaint maintained anonymously.