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Names of six jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman made public
Orlando Sentinel ^ | April 3, 2014 | Jeff Weiner and Rene Stutzman

Posted on 04/04/2014 9:28:28 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey

The names of the six-member jury panel that acquitted George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin have been made public for the first time, after a new court order, records show.

Circuit Judge Debra Nelson, who had previously ordered the jurors' identifying information be kept confidential, granted access to the names in a ruling March 21.

(Excerpt) Read more at touch.orlandosentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: abuseofpower; blackkk; cultureofcorruption; debranelson; florida; floriduh; georgezimmerman; judgedebranelson; judicialactivism; nifongism; outlandish; pressure; smearcampaign; trayvon; trayvonmartin; vendetta; zimmerman; zimmermantrial
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1 posted on 04/04/2014 9:28:28 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey; GeronL; Revolting cat!

Mozilla can fire them too, now.


2 posted on 04/04/2014 9:29:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

If they’re harassed or injured as a result, can they sue the judge personally?


3 posted on 04/04/2014 9:29:41 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Pride in the USA

banana republic


4 posted on 04/04/2014 9:30:34 AM PDT by lonevoice (We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality)
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To: MeshugeMikey
What good could revealing the names of jurors in any case, do? If anything, this practice would be a deterrent to performing ones civic duty.
5 posted on 04/04/2014 9:32:01 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Somebody should publish the Judge’s home address.


6 posted on 04/04/2014 9:32:13 AM PDT by ZULU (STOP JEB BUSH!!!! NO MORE BUSHES!! US OUT OF THE UN AND UN OUT OF US!!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Now if these jurors are hunted down, persecuted and attacked, will the media report a word of it or to the contrary will they emphasize the cost of being a juror as a message to future juries that they had better rule as the Left wants?


7 posted on 04/04/2014 9:33:07 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Gen.Blather

constitutionally you have the right to face the accuser and that includes not having secret juries.

This was inevitable, correctly so.

the jurrors are always advised they do not have to speak to the press.

If anything, every juror should have the right to say no ONCE and the media obligated to comply. If anything the “no contact/interviews” request could be part of the court record.


8 posted on 04/04/2014 9:33:10 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: liberalh8ter

That’s the whole idea. They only want government drones delivering politically correct verdicts.


9 posted on 04/04/2014 9:33:47 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Is this America or North Korea? Its looking more and more like a Communist country everyday..these jurors names should have been kept PRIVATE, unless they wanted their names released..now they will be harassed, death threats will be made against them, and they will lose their jobs


10 posted on 04/04/2014 9:34:07 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Gen.Blather

And what about other people who happen to have the same names? Can they sue the judge, too, if the Sons of Obama attack them?

I certainly hope so!


11 posted on 04/04/2014 9:34:09 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Have some more toast and an egg.)
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To: lonevoice

This should be criminal.


12 posted on 04/04/2014 9:34:36 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: a fool in paradise

there we have it


13 posted on 04/04/2014 9:34:55 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Gen.Blather

I don’t know...but I would certainly try to do so should the necessity arise!


14 posted on 04/04/2014 9:35:31 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: liberalh8ter

“a deterrent to performing ones civic duty.”

the core of the lawsuits....

Thank You!


15 posted on 04/04/2014 9:36:22 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

The left understands that their best chance for success NEXT TIME lues simply in making future jurors afraid.

Rest assured harm will prominently befall all these good, honestPeople.


16 posted on 04/04/2014 9:36:44 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: Gen.Blather

Wonder if this applies to Mafia murder trials.

And how can this not affect future juries? I might fight being on a jury if my name might be made public. It might also affect the outcome of the trial if the jurors know that their names might be made public. So much for justice and a fair trial.

If I were one of the jurors and I were threatened or worse, I’d know exactly who I’d blame.


17 posted on 04/04/2014 9:36:51 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: liberalh8ter

I think that’s the purpose. Deter future jurors from voting their conscience.

This beyotch ought to be disbarred, as should any lawyer representing the outers.


18 posted on 04/04/2014 9:36:52 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: Truth29

the slimebag media will play it as a covert threat


19 posted on 04/04/2014 9:37:12 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: longtermmemmory

the right to face the accuser

the jurors are not the accusers.

the State would be the accuser

District Attorneys are not drawn form a pool of available citizens as far as I know


20 posted on 04/04/2014 9:38:48 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Sorta like when the one known as "obama", then a Senate candidate, was able to get the sealed divorce records of his opponent, Jack Ryan, unsealed and released for public consumption.

When I look at the White House now, it's like reading what was written on the old flat earth sea chart maps: "Here there be dragons"

Yep, acolytes of the evil red dragon from Revelation. By their fruits ye shall know them.

21 posted on 04/04/2014 9:38:50 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

INDEED.

If the judges action was not illegal it darned well should be.


22 posted on 04/04/2014 9:39:43 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

it is constitutional to have the jury public. (public trial and all that)

Remember the LEFT WING media wanted these names to continue the t-shirt sales.


23 posted on 04/04/2014 9:40:03 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

The problem isn’t that the names were released. The problem is that the people harassing or threatening them will not be prosecuted.


24 posted on 04/04/2014 9:41:06 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: GBA
When I look at the White House now, it's like reading what was written on the old flat earth sea chart maps: "Here there be dragons"

Bravo.

25 posted on 04/04/2014 9:42:16 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: longtermmemmory

I don’t think the secret jury applies here. George knew who they were and he had a chance to face them.

This action will endanger these people.


26 posted on 04/04/2014 9:45:09 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

public trial with a jury of your peers.


27 posted on 04/04/2014 9:45:55 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: driftdiver

who opposed the media?


28 posted on 04/04/2014 9:46:32 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: gaijin

Possibly Illegal Intimidation..but gross intimidation at any rate does not further our society whatsoever.

Im disgusted and saddened by this fiasco


29 posted on 04/04/2014 9:49:24 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Tax-chick

Like with Spike Lee? I read that the innocent people who were harrassed and threatened thanks to his calls for street justice received a large settlement from him-I hope it’s true.


30 posted on 04/04/2014 9:49:25 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: longtermmemmory

I don’t understand your question. Nobody really opposed the media, at least not anyone in any official capacity.


31 posted on 04/04/2014 9:50:06 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: GBA

Indeed Indeed! and Amen!


32 posted on 04/04/2014 9:50:45 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: longtermmemmory

George had a public trial. He faced his jury and his accusers (the state).


33 posted on 04/04/2014 9:51:20 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: longtermmemmory

Juries are not accusers.


34 posted on 04/04/2014 9:52:13 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Will Spike Lee be tweeting their home addresses?


35 posted on 04/04/2014 9:52:36 AM PDT by YourAdHere (I flip off all Obama bumper stickers.)
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To: longtermmemmory

Constitutionally, you have a right to face your accuser “IN THE TRIAL”. That’s it. Jurors are not the accusers.

Attorneys vet the jurors. That’s when your team gets to select the right people. There is no legal or otherwise obligation for the jurors to be identified further than Jurist 6 et al.

This is all about intimidation. If the media swoops in on these folks, the message will be loud and clear, “You either rule as the Leftists want, or you will be found guilty and punished severely.”

This is a very chilling outcome for jurists, on a case that has had over the top intimidation as a factor since day one.


36 posted on 04/04/2014 9:52:54 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: YourAdHere

I suspect your question will soon be seen as prophetic.


37 posted on 04/04/2014 9:53:37 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Zimmerman’s attorneys only asked for six months as a ‘cooling off period’ and
this is some eight months now. It would have gone longer had not the Sentinel asked
for the names to be released.


38 posted on 04/04/2014 9:53:56 AM PDT by deport
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To: MeshugeMikey
More fascist intimidation, coming right up!
39 posted on 04/04/2014 9:54:58 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: longtermmemmory

GEORGE ZIMMERMAN had the right to face his accusers, which BTW do not include the jury. Even if he had the right to face the jury, he did so in open court. Keep in mind that Zimmerman was the accused in the case. It wasn’t him requesting that the jury members’ identities be made pbulic.

There is no constitutional right for ANYONE to learn the identities of a jury. What possible good can come from publicly revealing their identites?


40 posted on 04/04/2014 9:55:35 AM PDT by stremba
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To: MeshugeMikey

I hope they are arming up.


41 posted on 04/04/2014 9:55:37 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I would think that’s good enough reason for legal recourse right there against the party making those names public.


42 posted on 04/04/2014 9:56:33 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal
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To: MeshugeMikey

That bi itch of a judge wants revenge. Disgusting.


43 posted on 04/04/2014 9:56:37 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: MeshugeMikey

There will be trouble when the first juror is harassed in a dangerous way (death threats, assaulted, etc.).


44 posted on 04/04/2014 9:57:21 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: liberalh8ter

Agreed!!!


45 posted on 04/04/2014 9:58:43 AM PDT by Rustybucket
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To: MeshugeMikey
District Attorneys are not drawn form a pool of available citizens as far as I know

However, they ARE drawn from a pool of slime somewhere near the courthouse................

46 posted on 04/04/2014 10:01:23 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: YourAdHere
maybe worse....is spike still delivering PIZZA during his career break?


47 posted on 04/04/2014 10:03:02 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: longtermmemmory

who opposed the media?

*******

Good question but not sure there was a hearing. Thus no court action,
just a release by the judge.

From the article:

.... In a letter, Sentinel attorneys asked Nelson for a specific ruling on how long
she planned to maintain the jurors’ anonymity, noting it was already “well past the
six month ‘cooling off’ period requested by the defense.” ....


48 posted on 04/04/2014 10:03:27 AM PDT by deport
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To: deport

if it bleeds it leads...and sadly this may well lead to a LOT of bleeding


49 posted on 04/04/2014 10:03:54 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

No kidding. America is looking more and more like the Soviet Union with each passing day. Intimidation, thought-crimes, fear.

This judge is all but soliciting the murder of the jurors.


50 posted on 04/04/2014 10:04:22 AM PDT by greene66
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