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Stevens Juror Skipped Out Of Deliberations To Go To The Track

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by BNWriter, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member

    This lady is a nutjob. After you read this, tell me they should give her some sort of punishment -- anything....just bust her for this. Disgraceful.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27519859/
     
  2. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    To be fair, she did have one hell of a trifecta box.
     
  3. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Hopefully, she didn't bet Curlin.
     
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I'm sure Teddy's lawyers will have fun with this on appeal.
     
  5. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member


    Hopefully . . . she did!
     

  6. If the appeals judges stop laughing long enough.
    God, what a break for Intertubes Man.
     
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    There's no way in hell this should be enough to overturn.

    But you never know.
     
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Dammit. This is gonna ruin the "my dad died" excuse for the rest of us who want to go to the track!
     
  9. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    As long as Ted loses the election, the judges can hold a parade for him as far as I care.
     
  10. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Never mind Ted. He's probably laughing his ass with the judges and his opponent.

    This should teach every person who gets a jury duty assignment a lesson: you can't fucking cop an excuse to skip out on your civic duty. It's not that bad once you do it. Yeah, it'll be boring 80% of the time, but if you land that juror seat in a big case, you can tell all of your friends about it when it's over.

    Ask the O.J. jury in '94 about that.

    Haul your ass to the courthouse and do not pass go, do not collect $200.
     
  11. But, what about the fact that judges and lawyers can get things re-scheduled all the time for all kinds of dubious reasons, but John/Joan Q. Public is at the mercy of the Court?
     
  12. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Jurors get out of serving for all sorts of dubious reasons, including non-refundable airline tickets to attend sporting events.

    Likewise, I had to miss my mother's 65th birthday dinner because a federal judge didn't think that it was a good reason to end court early for the day despite my advanced notice and consent from all other lawyers.
     
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