Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for April 06, 2020


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    BE THIS GUY Premium Member 3 months ago

    The judge can set aside the verdict and the award.

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    Renatus Profuturus Frigeridus Premium Member 3 months ago

    I’m waiting for the day the plaintiff will be a doctor and the members of the jury will be treated by him .

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    too-zonked  3 months ago

    Jury duty. I forget which NFL quarterback who was also going to law school compared his two vocations: “In one the goal is to outwit 11 people who aren’t smart enough to play offense, in the other the goal is to outwit 12 people who aren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.”

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 3 months ago

    I don’t blame the juries for being stupid. I blame the judges for allowing it.

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    preacherman  3 months ago

    Despite my strong belief in the judicial system, this is one time I hope the judge overturns this “moronic verdict” and returns the professor to his class vindicated.

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    carlzr  3 months ago

    When I was on jury duty I was asked to award damages to a conductor on New Jersey Transit who had been assaulted by drunken party goers. We were given absolutely no guidance what was an appropriate award. We ended up taking a grotesque amount of money away from the company and giving it to the plaintiff.

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  3 months ago

    Well, the system worked: The defendant got a jury of his peers.

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    wbezemek  3 months ago

    In a real trial, the jury only decides the verdict yeah or nay. They don’t decide on the consequences. The judge is responsible for that part.

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    j.l.farmer  3 months ago

    i’m waiting for the day when the plantiff will be Trump and the and the witnesses and the jury are the families who lost loved ones to Covid-19 because of the lack of preparedness by the federal gov’t; medical supplies, PPEs, and ventilators.

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    Rolf Rykken Premium Member 3 months ago

    Probably is still $12 a day for jury duty. : )

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