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genuine question about the us legal system 

would wearing a jacket with queer/anarchist patches make me more likely to be dismissed in jury selection?

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genuine question about the us legal system 

@Lore if they recognize it, then yeah probably. i was dismissed from jury duty bc the judge said "You really look like you don't want to be here." so 🤷‍♀️

genuine question about the us legal system 

@glitter that's frustrating

genuine question about the us legal system 

@Lore yeah, but if you can afford not to, dont be dismissed. You'll probably be the only one there who knows about jury nullification.

genuine question about the us legal system 

@Lore in my experience yes. I've never been selected due to challenging the framing lawyers put on their questions. Not like extreme challenges, but stuff like:

lawyer: Everyone here obviously thinks that if someone burns themselves on Coffee at McDonalds, then they can't sue, right!?

me: Wasn't that case about an elderly woman who was so badly burned she needed a skin graft?

lawyer: Judge, we would like to use a peremptory strike to remove juror 1312

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