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Here's The Questionnaire Lawyers Used To Pick The George Zimmerman Jury (Could you pass?)
Business Insider ^ | 07/17/2013 | PAMELA ENGEL

Posted on 07/17/2013 2:30:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

The questionnaire lawyers used to select jurors for the George Zimmerman trial has been released online.

It seems pretty standard and meant to root out people who might be biased or have already decided on Zimmerman's guilt or innocence. The six-person jury ended up being all women.

And it looks like defense attorney Don West's poorly timed knock-knock joke was pretty accurate — the first question on the list is: "Have you ever heard of George Zimmerman?"

The document is embedded below:

State v. Zimmerman -Jury Questionnaire by yamichea




(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jury; questionnaire; trayvon; zimmerman

1 posted on 07/17/2013 2:30:03 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

It’s totally waysis! Well, at least it wasn’t in cursive.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 2:32:24 PM PDT by Made In The USA (I'm not yelling, just... just talking enthusiastically..)
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To: SeekAndFind

Would I be disqualified if I wrote in cursive? Either way, they wouldn’t like my answers.


3 posted on 07/17/2013 2:33:18 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Could I pass? I think the real question is would I want to.


4 posted on 07/17/2013 2:34:22 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: SeekAndFind

That is a very short jury questionnaire.

I would have been bounced after I answered question #3


5 posted on 07/17/2013 2:35:46 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Taquiya son, taquiya.


6 posted on 07/17/2013 2:38:45 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof, but they're true.)
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To: SeekAndFind
This looks similar to Jury questionaires I have filled out in Colorado and Mississippi.

Pretty standard SOP I assume. BTW. Served once and booted out two or three.

7 posted on 07/17/2013 2:44:11 PM PDT by Tupelo (The Government lies, then the media lies to cover up the government lies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

There are only three types of people that could pass that questionnaire...

Hermits
Mentally Challenged
Liars


8 posted on 07/17/2013 2:55:28 PM PDT by soycd
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To: SeekAndFind

Have you ever heard of George Zimmerman?

Please check one: Yes_________ No____________

Have You ever heard of Travyon Martin?

Please check one: Yes_________ No____________

If you answered ‘NO’ to either of the above questions, please provide the address of the rock you live under.


9 posted on 07/17/2013 2:58:07 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: bgill

For me, the irony is that when this story broke, I was convinced that it was a case of Racist Shoots Innocent Child for Being Black. I’m a middle school teacher, and the pictures the media posted of Trayvon at 12-14, well... they looked like my kids! I was horrified. I had absorbed the idea that young Trayvon was gunned down from about 10 feet away by a racist. It was only in the last couple weeks that I realized, I’d been suckered.


10 posted on 07/17/2013 3:03:31 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: SeekAndFind

I’d be bounced.

Question # 2 - Fox News!


11 posted on 07/17/2013 3:06:12 PM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: I cannot think of a name

47 Stone’s Throw Hollow Rd

If it weren’t for FR, I wouldn’t know anything about the thug and the Gentleman.


12 posted on 07/17/2013 3:06:37 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: SeekAndFind
Here is the video of test being administered
13 posted on 07/17/2013 3:10:25 PM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: SeekAndFind

So then according to this questionaire you could conceivably have your mind made up and admit it, but then say that you would be willing to set that made up mind aside to render an impartial verdict.


14 posted on 07/17/2013 3:14:42 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: PeteB570

RE: I’d be bounced.

Question # 2 - Fox News!

______________________

Well, a black male potential juror was disqualified for PRECISELY that reason. He said he was following the news in FOX.


15 posted on 07/17/2013 3:24:17 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: PeteB570

I’d be bounced.

Question # 2 - FreeRepublic.com!


16 posted on 07/17/2013 3:53:58 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SeekAndFind

1. Yes. Yes.

2. I read about the Zimmerman telegram in school, something to do with WWII. Was that the right Zimmerman? I have heard of a lot of Martins. I don’t recall that first name, but I’ve heard of, read about, and known so many Martins, that one must be the one you are asking about.

3. No.

4. N/A

5. No

6. No.

I could reasonably argue that each of these answers is truthful but not helpful, a standard that Bill Clinton demonstrated is legal. I want to be on a jury, to keep the morons off, and I will give the most truthful but not helpful answers I can in all future jury selections.


17 posted on 07/17/2013 4:32:10 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: SeekAndFind

They could have made the voir dire even easier.

Question 1. Do you think George Zimmerman is guilty?

Question 2. If he is not found guilty, are you going to riot?


18 posted on 07/17/2013 5:18:31 PM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: SeekAndFind; a fool in paradise

The questionaire ought to be published in the book titled “How to Weasel Out of Jury Duty in 5 Easy Steps”.


19 posted on 07/17/2013 5:21:55 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: A_perfect_lady
...the media posted of Trayvon at 12-14, well... they looked like my kids!

I'm betting that your kids won't be skulking about in the shadows on a rainy evening looking for opportunities to fill their pockets with somebody else's stuff. I further bet that if someone asks them why they are in a particular place at a particular time, they will not try to kill him barehanded.

20 posted on 07/17/2013 7:24:51 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed
No, I meant he looked like my students (I teach middle school). But you're right, the majority of my students wouldn't act like Trayvon did.

However, there are always a couple that, at the end of the year, we teachers watch them walk away and we shake our heads.

21 posted on 07/17/2013 9:55:09 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: johniegrad

I would want to pass. I view jury duty as a civic responsibility, part of being a good citizen.

I wonder about people that sit at home and moan about silly jury verdicts but yet avoid jury duty. Not saying you do, just a general comment.


22 posted on 07/18/2013 5:24:07 AM PDT by Hulka
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