December 20, 2009

“How do you feel about slavery?” the defendant asked the potential juror.

The potential juror clutched her purse tighter. “Historically?” she asked. “Or modern?”

“It’s a broad question,” responded the defendant, who was representing himself. “However you want to respond.”

“Historically, it’s wrong,” the potential juror said, her eyes darting to the courtroom door. “Today, it’s wrong.”

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