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Judge to jurors: no more free lunch

In a radical belt-tightening response to the slashing of $170 million from the Judiciary’s funding, the Chief Administrative Judge announced that deliberating jurors will no longer get free lunch but will have to go out to the deli like everybody … Continue reading

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Seeing and hearing the witnesses doesn’t make the jury more reliable

  If we had a nickel for every appellate decision affirming a dodgy verdict with the excuse that “we decline to substitute our judgment for that of the jury which saw and heard the witnesses,” we’d have – well, a … Continue reading

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