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
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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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