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    SO, HAS THIS HAPPENED TO ANYONE ELSE?

    Anyone here been through the jury selection program, where you sit in the court, have your name pulled out and you become one of twenty in a jury pool for a criminal case. Then, after about three hours of selecting, you get picked to sit on the jury for the said criminal case that starts in three hours.

    So you get to go on lunch, and on your lunch break, you go down to the bar you work one shift a week at (but you just started three weeks earlier), and find out there is a defense lawyer in town who owns the bar (silent partner of course), so you should check and see if there are any issues.

    So after returning for lunch, when you are in the jury room, the jury attendant explains your responsibilities and asks if anyone has any questions, so you mention that you just found out you work at a bar owned by a lawyer and thought you should mention it. And when you tell the jury attendant the name of the bar, she says that indeed the bar is silently owned by one of the defense attorney’s preciding over this case.

    So she goes to tell the judge, and the all the lawyers and him have a twenty minute discussion, call you into the court alone, you explain the situation to everyone, then you are sequestered in a room for thirty minutes while there is more debate, and the judge/lawyers/crown speak with the jury involved.

    Then, after all that time, the jury is all called in together into the court to find out that you asking that question in the jury room, in front of all the other jurors, may have caused a ‘tainting’ of the jury, for in Canada a person not only has the right to a fair trial, but the ‘appearance’ of a fair trail. So the whole jury is then dismissed from the case after a six hour day, none of which can be paid by their employers because the trial did not officially start, so they have not actually been ‘away’ for jury duty, the suspects get another week/two back in jail while they wait for another jury to be selected, and you waste six hours of tax payer money for nothing?

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone in this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaSteve View Post
    Anyone here been through the jury selection program, where you sit in the court, have your name pulled out and you become one of twenty in a jury pool for a criminal case. Then, after about three hours of selecting, you get picked to sit on the jury for the said criminal case that starts in three hours.

    So you get to go on lunch, and on your lunch break, you go down to the bar you work one shift a week at (but you just started three weeks earlier), and find out there is a defense lawyer in town who owns the bar (silent partner of course), so you should check and see if there are any issues.

    So after returning for lunch, when you are in the jury room, the jury attendant explains your responsibilities and asks if anyone has any questions, so you mention that you just found out you work at a bar owned by a lawyer and thought you should mention it. And when you tell the jury attendant the name of the bar, she says that indeed the bar is silently owned by one of the defense attorney’s preciding over this case.

    So she goes to tell the judge, and the all the lawyers and him have a twenty minute discussion, call you into the court alone, you explain the situation to everyone, then you are sequestered in a room for thirty minutes while there is more debate, and the judge/lawyers/crown speak with the jury involved.

    Then, after all that time, the jury is all called in together into the court to find out that you asking that question in the jury room, in front of all the other jurors, may have caused a ‘tainting’ of the jury, for in Canada a person not only has the right to a fair trial, but the ‘appearance’ of a fair trail. So the whole jury is then dismissed from the case after a six hour day, none of which can be paid by their employers because the trial did not officially start, so they have not actually been ‘away’ for jury duty, the suspects get another week/two back in jail while they wait for another jury to be selected, and you waste six hours of tax payer money for nothing?

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone in this?
    You probably have violated some confidentiality oath you took as a juror by posting this on the board.

    You should probably get yourself a lawyer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaSteve View Post
    Has this happened to anyone
    Sounds like you....happened to the jury, the prisoner, the D.A. and the tazpayers.





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    I'm surprised the lawyer didn't reconize from this shot at the bar together

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaSteve View Post
    Anyone here been through the jury selection program, where you sit in the court, have your name pulled out and you become one of twenty in a jury pool for a criminal case. Then, after about three hours of selecting, you get picked to sit on the jury for the said criminal case that starts in three hours.

    So you get to go on lunch, and on your lunch break, you go down to the bar you work one shift a week at (but you just started three weeks earlier), and find out there is a defense lawyer in town who owns the bar (silent partner of course), so you should check and see if there are any issues.

    So after returning for lunch, when you are in the jury room, the jury attendant explains your responsibilities and asks if anyone has any questions, so you mention that you just found out you work at a bar owned by a lawyer and thought you should mention it. And when you tell the jury attendant the name of the bar, she says that indeed the bar is silently owned by one of the defense attorney’s preciding over this case.

    So she goes to tell the judge, and the all the lawyers and him have a twenty minute discussion, call you into the court alone, you explain the situation to everyone, then you are sequestered in a room for thirty minutes while there is more debate, and the judge/lawyers/crown speak with the jury involved.

    Then, after all that time, the jury is all called in together into the court to find out that you asking that question in the jury room, in front of all the other jurors, may have caused a ‘tainting’ of the jury, for in Canada a person not only has the right to a fair trial, but the ‘appearance’ of a fair trail. So the whole jury is then dismissed from the case after a six hour day, none of which can be paid by their employers because the trial did not officially start, so they have not actually been ‘away’ for jury duty, the suspects get another week/two back in jail while they wait for another jury to be selected, and you waste six hours of tax payer money for nothing?

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone in this?
    If you mean that, and then sleeping with the drunk broad at the end of the bar who turns out to be the lawyer's wife, then yes.

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    No disrespect, Steve. But I'm still confused as to why you started this thread, especially in the Hampur. Or have you just not finished processing the semi-nudes you took of the "hot D.A" and equally smokin' female jurors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Borgoguy View Post
    No disrespect, Steve. But I'm still confused as to why you started this thread, especially in the Hampur.
    From his last thread......"then, as the bell rang and the teacher dismissed us, I reminded her that she had forgotten to assign homework. She thanked me, and quickly gave us Chapt. 5 & 6 in the Trig text. Soon after, I was unexpectedly dragged into an alley by masked assailants who proceeded to beat me senseless and threw my bookbag onto a roof.

    These random beatings...

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    From his last thread......"then, as the bell rang and the teacher dismissed us, I reminded her that she had forgotten to assign homework. She thanked me, and quickly gave us Chapt. 5 & 6 in the Trig text. Soon after, I was unexpectedly dragged into an alley by masked assailants who proceeded to beat me senseless and threw my bookbag onto a roof.

    These random beatings...

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone?"
    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    From his last thread......"then, as the bell rang and the teacher dismissed us, I reminded her that she had forgotten to assign homework. She thanked me, and quickly gave us Chapt. 5 & 6 in the Trig text. Soon after, I was unexpectedly dragged into an alley by masked assailants who proceeded to beat me senseless and threw my bookbag onto a roof.

    These random beatings...

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone?"
    rolf

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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    From his last thread......"then, as the bell rang and the teacher dismissed us, I reminded her that she had forgotten to assign homework. She thanked me, and quickly gave us Chapt. 5 & 6 in the Trig text. Soon after, I was unexpectedly dragged into an alley by masked assailants who proceeded to beat me senseless and threw my bookbag onto a roof.

    These random beatings...

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone?"
    LMAO. Priceless, and well written.

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    green for having a tough cop persona sure gets beaten up a lot. Wasn't it on vacation, by a bunch of mexicans, when your wife was there last time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaSteve View Post
    Anyone here been through the jury selection program, where you sit in the court, have your name pulled out and you become one of twenty in a jury pool for a criminal case. Then, after about three hours of selecting, you get picked to sit on the jury for the said criminal case that starts in three hours.

    So you get to go on lunch, and on your lunch break, you go down to the bar you work one shift a week at (but you just started three weeks earlier), and find out there is a defense lawyer in town who owns the bar (silent partner of course), so you should check and see if there are any issues.

    So after returning for lunch, when you are in the jury room, the jury attendant explains your responsibilities and asks if anyone has any questions, so you mention that you just found out you work at a bar owned by a lawyer and thought you should mention it. And when you tell the jury attendant the name of the bar, she says that indeed the bar is silently owned by one of the defense attorney’s preciding over this case.

    So she goes to tell the judge, and the all the lawyers and him have a twenty minute discussion, call you into the court alone, you explain the situation to everyone, then you are sequestered in a room for thirty minutes while there is more debate, and the judge/lawyers/crown speak with the jury involved.

    Then, after all that time, the jury is all called in together into the court to find out that you asking that question in the jury room, in front of all the other jurors, may have caused a ‘tainting’ of the jury, for in Canada a person not only has the right to a fair trial, but the ‘appearance’ of a fair trail. So the whole jury is then dismissed from the case after a six hour day, none of which can be paid by their employers because the trial did not officially start, so they have not actually been ‘away’ for jury duty, the suspects get another week/two back in jail while they wait for another jury to be selected, and you waste six hours of tax payer money for nothing?

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone in this?
    Yes.

    But they gave us each a FREE Fresca®.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crasherino View Post
    You probably have violated some confidentiality oath you took as a juror by posting this on the board.

    You should probably get yourself a lawyer.
    No oath because no trial....

    so nope...no lawyer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2® View Post
    Yes.

    But they gave us each a FREE Fresca®.
    Iffin there were 7 posters, that wouldnt crack the top ten.


































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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaSteve View Post
    Anyone here been through the jury selection program, where you sit in the court, have your name pulled out and you become one of twenty in a jury pool for a criminal case. Then, after about three hours of selecting, you get picked to sit on the jury for the said criminal case that starts in three hours.

    So you get to go on lunch, and on your lunch break, you go down to the bar you work one shift a week at (but you just started three weeks earlier), and find out there is a defense lawyer in town who owns the bar (silent partner of course), so you should check and see if there are any issues.

    So after returning for lunch, when you are in the jury room, the jury attendant explains your responsibilities and asks if anyone has any questions, so you mention that you just found out you work at a bar owned by a lawyer and thought you should mention it. And when you tell the jury attendant the name of the bar, she says that indeed the bar is silently owned by one of the defense attorney’s preciding over this case.

    So she goes to tell the judge, and the all the lawyers and him have a twenty minute discussion, call you into the court alone, you explain the situation to everyone, then you are sequestered in a room for thirty minutes while there is more debate, and the judge/lawyers/crown speak with the jury involved.

    Then, after all that time, the jury is all called in together into the court to find out that you asking that question in the jury room, in front of all the other jurors, may have caused a ‘tainting’ of the jury, for in Canada a person not only has the right to a fair trial, but the ‘appearance’ of a fair trail. So the whole jury is then dismissed from the case after a six hour day, none of which can be paid by their employers because the trial did not officially start, so they have not actually been ‘away’ for jury duty, the suspects get another week/two back in jail while they wait for another jury to be selected, and you waste six hours of tax payer money for nothing?

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone in this?
    Was there a short guy there nervously attempting to take pictures of prospective female jurors?

    If so, I may know of someone else that this has happened to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaSteve View Post
    Anyone here been through the jury selection program, where you sit in the court, have your name pulled out and you become one of twenty in a jury pool for a criminal case. Then, after about three hours of selecting, you get picked to sit on the jury for the said criminal case that starts in three hours.

    So you get to go on lunch, and on your lunch break, you go down to the bar you work one shift a week at (but you just started three weeks earlier), and find out there is a defense lawyer in town who owns the bar (silent partner of course), so you should check and see if there are any issues.

    So after returning for lunch, when you are in the jury room, the jury attendant explains your responsibilities and asks if anyone has any questions, so you mention that you just found out you work at a bar owned by a lawyer and thought you should mention it. And when you tell the jury attendant the name of the bar, she says that indeed the bar is silently owned by one of the defense attorney’s preciding over this case.

    So she goes to tell the judge, and the all the lawyers and him have a twenty minute discussion, call you into the court alone, you explain the situation to everyone, then you are sequestered in a room for thirty minutes while there is more debate, and the judge/lawyers/crown speak with the jury involved.

    Then, after all that time, the jury is all called in together into the court to find out that you asking that question in the jury room, in front of all the other jurors, may have caused a ‘tainting’ of the jury, for in Canada a person not only has the right to a fair trial, but the ‘appearance’ of a fair trail. So the whole jury is then dismissed from the case after a six hour day, none of which can be paid by their employers because the trial did not officially start, so they have not actually been ‘away’ for jury duty, the suspects get another week/two back in jail while they wait for another jury to be selected, and you waste six hours of tax payer money for nothing?

    Has this happened to anyone, or am I alone in this?
    ...i had a Tab...

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2® View Post
    Yes.

    But they gave us each a FREE Fresca®.
    This response to this thread reminds me of this



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    No biggie, every crook in Canada gets off the hook anyway.

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