Impeachment Speaks to History

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Most of what judges say to juries is scripted.

When I tried ordinary cases, I would thank the jury for their service and tell them they did not have to talk to anybody about what happened in the jury room. But they might, at their discretion, talk to the lawyers on either side of the case. If they witnessed any acts of jury misconduct, it would be lawful for them to sign an…

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Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

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