It’s impossible to know what we weren’t told or how our impression of the evidence may have shifted under different circumstances or with additional facts revealed.
Reflections on Jury Duty — by Juror #10, aka Ethan Kurzweil
Ethan Kurzweil

This is usually quite deliberate. There are elaborate rules governing the admission of evidence. Often many hearings have taken place and briefs have been written before a case ever gets put in front of a jury; these pre-trial motions and rulings dictate what (and how) information gets presented. It can be frustrating when sitting on a jury to feel like parts have been omitted, but it‘s usually for good reason.

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