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Old 14-06-2019, 11:31 PM
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Barristers don't get paid extra the longer a jury deliberate...
Stop educating him
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Old 14-06-2019, 11:40 PM
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Barristers don't get paid extra the longer a jury deliberate...
So you're saying that Barristers don't get paid while they wait in the Courthouse awaiting a Jury's decision?
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Old 15-06-2019, 03:40 PM
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Was on one years ago. Came out of it thinking the jury system was a complete farce. Especially when deliberations becomes stuck at 9/3. The amount of people that get convicted or not because someone who believes they're innocent or guilty changes their vote because. they cant be arsed anymore and just want to home is not inconsiderable I'm guessing.
I also guess that if you have a strong persuasive character in a jury he/she can have a huge influence on the outcome.
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Old 15-06-2019, 04:14 PM
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I also guess that if you have a strong persuasive character in a jury he/she can have a huge influence on the outcome.
12 angry men.
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Old 15-06-2019, 04:22 PM
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12 angry men.
One of the best films you could ever see.
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Old 15-06-2019, 04:38 PM
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One of the best films you could ever see.
Is that the one where the murderer was freed because of 1 snowflake juror?
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Old 15-06-2019, 04:48 PM
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One of the best films you could ever see.

An absolutely unrivalled film, brilliant.
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Old 15-06-2019, 05:04 PM
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One of the best films you could ever see.
Absolutely.

In this era of cgi and so on, it would remind you just what good actors with a good script could do.
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Old 15-06-2019, 05:18 PM
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Absolutely.

In this era of cgi and so on, it would remind you just what good actors with a good script could do.
Glengarry Glenross.
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Old 16-06-2019, 12:24 PM
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Was on one years ago. Came out of it thinking the jury system was a complete farce. Especially when deliberations becomes stuck at 9/3. The amount of people that get convicted or not because someone who believes they're innocent or guilty changes their vote because. they cant be arsed anymore and just want to home is not inconsiderable I'm guessing.
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Watch the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men" starring Henry Fonda. Brilliant film.
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