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Jury duty problem: Attractive…but guilty?

When a juror finds the defendant attractive, does this make it harder to be fair?

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I was in a meeting when the guy next to me whispered a joke near my ear. I let out a loud laugh before I could stop myself. My boss at the time scowled at me and told the two of us we’d have to sit in different seats if we didn’t knock it off. I was startled…



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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

When I'm not writing about news, politics and relationships on "We Need to Talk" or cracking jokes on "Tickled," find me on Substack. Visit Shamontiel.com