Friday, July 21, 2006

Jail for Smart-Aleck in Jury Pool

Attempting to get out of the pool for a capital case, a young man in Columbus said on a jury questionnaire that he had a "bad jonesin' for heroin" and had killed someone. In court, he refused to answer any questions seriously. He was indeed removed from the jury pool, but he was also sentenced to a night in jail for contempt. Man Jailed for Trying to Get Out of Jury Pool, AP, June 27, 2006 (

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