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an enclosure within a courtroom for the jury

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* In 2007, Assistant State Attorney Sarah Freeman was sitting in the jury box with two other attorneys, making notes on her pretrial docket, while Judge Shea addressed a matter that was not hers.
The case against Shaniece Dobson, who was accused of murdering her 21-year-old boyfriend Sean Martin, had to be abandoned after a member of the public took a seat in the jury box.
"That's been my goal all my life," Mullet said to a hushed courtroom, with his fellow defendants and their attorneys sitting at four defense tables and filling the jury box.
He went on: "Even the most diligent juror will be unable to resist using their phones for a variety of reasons and a month-long stint in a jury box hearing a great deal of allegations about the defendant is bound to raise their curious nature.
He went on: "Even the most diligent juror will be unable to resist using their phones for a variety of reasons and a monthlong stint in a jury box hearing a great deal of allegations about the defendant is bound to raise their curious nature.
According to Ron Selter, author of "Ballparks of the Deadball Era," the first over the fence home run (excluding bounce HR) at Braves Field was on May 16, 1917, by Walton Cruise, who homered into the right-field bleachers (later known as the Jury Box).
Snauer's attorneys first erected a 4-foot wide section of cedar fence near the jury box, which Michaels said was the same height as the 6-foot fence over which Snauer fell.
Given my recent time in the jury box, and noted role in further breaking the system, I was quick to read Jesse J.
This involved 10 solicitors sitting in the jury box of Courtroom 18 at the Birmingham Civil Justice Centre, with each one presenting an aspect of the modern day role of a solicitor.
He had denied all the accusations against him, telling the court from the jury box that one of the victims had been "watching too much TV" when she described things she alleged he had done to her.
Attorney can bring to bear on almost anyone around the accused tips the scales against a fair trial (the threat of "Wells letters" to fading A-listers dependent on corporate directorships for their livelihood, etc.) Third, the combination of a jury box plus dozens of charges makes it an easy temptation for jurors to split the difference and acquit on most but convict on just enough to destroy your life.
Plus there would be all the other distractions brought about by relics sitting in the jury box. How can you expect jurors to listen to the proceedings when one of their members keeps rustling sweet wrappers?
Now the economy is making it even harder to fill a jury box. Only three states require employers to pay workers who are on jury duty.
1, the new law requires Michigan judges to tell jurors that they cannot use handheld devices in the jury box or during deliberations.