Skip to comments.Why Casey Anthony Was Acquitted (Key Word: JURY)
Posted on 07/10/2011 5:51:14 PM PDT by truthkeeper
A good read... ...but if you don't want to, DON'T.
I’m sick of hearing about her. My wife had this on the TV 20 hours a day. Unfortunately, she couldn’t get out of bed because she broke her foot. So that’s all she had to do.
Thanks for posting, TK...excellent article. I had Judge Torres once when I did jury duty...he was great.
Then why did you stop by? ;)
...and if the police had chosen to go into the swamp six months earlier they would have found her little body in a lot better shape...in my mind the police are the ones who screwed up
Sadly, the way Voire dire operates, anyone who is intelligent, can make cognitive arguments, and has strong opinons about anything usually gets sent home.
I never get to serve. I was even blackballed by the US District court after one voire dire where after about 4 questions I had most of the jury pool agreeing with me and against the public defender.
And its a shame, because I wouldn’t mind serving but I just won’t lie to get on a jury.
Thanks for the article. I’m slowly going through all the depositions from her friends and I find it scary that there are people like this in this country, that there are young people so naiive as to get mixed up with this: they think drugs are nothing; they party like libertines; they shack up with anybody at the drop of a hat. They have no defense against being victimized by a sociopath like Casey. They allow Casey and others to drift in and out of their residences, use their cars, steal their checkbooks, etc.
I don’t think any of my kids were so stupid when their were in college, or just starting out. Now I worry about my grandchildren.
Of course, then there is Cindy who certainly has problems of her own.
On the bright side, at least now Mississippi can say: "Hey, at least we ain't Floriduh".
We have a systemic problem in the United States in that one trial can not be used to assign guilt of a crime of premeditation, or guilt of a crime of passion or opportunity all at one go.
That idiocy does not lie upon the jury, and those utter Rosey O'Donnell pie holes reading this who have been bloviating about how stupid the jury is need to take a closer look: You've been shouting into a mirror.
All in all there is a fine line between wrongful and rightfull convictions. If you get my drift.
Was the prosecution not allowed to take part in jury selection?
Before I read this article; that is exactly what I was thinking? How were they able to get hold of this jury? The lawyers know a lot about you before you are assigned.
Gosh, the FBI can tell a foreigner ver here they know what they were doing at age 5 in their own country almost on a particular day.
Even the defense team knows Casey is very dangerous and very guilty.
Those who want to say “see how the system worked”, I would agree that the process was followed, but the system is only as good as the quality of the people on the jury and the behavior of the attorneys.
To actually put a person on a jury who says “I don’t like judging people” is about the most ignorant thing you could do.
I just can’t believe these jurors looked at Casey’’s history?
Nobody who has difficulty judging others should be allowed on the jury. It was the OJ jury again. I listened to a Jennifer Ford on TV for a few moment and she sound stupid. At best, it was a stupid jury incapable of putting together the dots.
Gee, I listened to Mark Levin right after the verdict.
He is a lawyer, and pretty sharp minded conservative one, at that.
He said on the air, he did NOT believe the PROSECUTION proved the case, beyond a reasonable doubt.
He said they showed the mother was an awful, despicable human, and that the child was dead.
But he said they failed to prove the child was murdered, or that the mother was the murderer.
Apparently to Levin, the jury got it right, not wrong.
Yes, I know. First of all, I watched the trial. Unless I am mistaken, I believe Mark said he did not watch the trial but only read updates. I disagree with him.
If you recall, the jury also had an aggravated manslaughter choice. If they thought it was an accident, that verdict was an option.
Apparently the jury felt Caylee died of natural causes, because Casey walked free with no punishment whatever for "losing" her daughter, never bothering to report her missing at all and lying about where she was, and then having the child turn up dead.
Does the expression "getting away with murder" ring any bells here? BTW, seventy percent of the country disagrees with this verdict, according to polls:
It was flooded for several months. Yes when kronk called 3 times in Aug they should have done their jobs. At least on of the cops was fired.
There was more than enough to convict her, this was an OJ Jury, period.
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