Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby Falmarri » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:17 am UTC

I say we all pick up our guns and head to florida for some "protesting"

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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby Fuzzy_Wuzzy.bmp » Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:57 pm UTC

Spineless jurors. Don't they know that all it takes for group A to triumph, is for group B to do nothing?

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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby PhantomReality » Wed Oct 08, 2008 6:17 pm UTC

Jahoclave wrote:Well, I refuse to accept that anything is pornographic until Justice Potter Stewart says it is. And since he's dead he can no longer tell us what is and isn't pornographic.


All I can say is I hope this gets appealed, especially since you have jurors admitting they didn't believe he was guilty and apparently gave in to a guilty verdict in order to end deliberations. I'd have to say I am more upset with those jurors who rather than uphold the constitution against what was an obvious affront in their minds they gave in rather than fight to defend it. I hope none of them go around calling themselves patriotic.


Harsh man. Being in a jury can be a pretty difficult thing. I mean they probably wanted to go home to their kids you know? I would like to think that if I was in a jury on such a case that I'd be able to stick it out and not let this guy be convicted but oh well.
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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby 22/7 » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:01 pm UTC

PhantomReality wrote:Harsh man. Being in a jury can be a pretty difficult thing. I mean they probably wanted to go home to their kids you know? I would like to think that if I was in a jury on such a case that I'd be able to stick it out and not let this guy be convicted but oh well.
To be honest, I'm of the same mind. I hope I'd have the resolve to defend someone else('?)s rights like that, but... I don't know, man. How long can they leave you deliberating before they have to call the thing a hung jury (shouldn't it be a hanged jury?)?
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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby blakat1313 » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:14 pm UTC

I'm wondering how they're going to justify their jury selection on this. The outcome of the trial clearly shows that this wasn't a jury of his peers. I demand a new trial with an all porn star jury. :D

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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby Rysto » Wed Oct 08, 2008 8:33 pm UTC

22/7 wrote:
PhantomReality wrote:How long can they leave you deliberating before they have to call the thing a hung jury (shouldn't it be a hanged jury?)?

Remember, he has the right to a jury of his peers. In other words, a hung jury.

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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby Fuzzy_Wuzzy.bmp » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:11 pm UTC

22/7 wrote:
PhantomReality wrote:Harsh man. Being in a jury can be a pretty difficult thing. I mean they probably wanted to go home to their kids you know? I would like to think that if I was in a jury on such a case that I'd be able to stick it out and not let this guy be convicted but oh well.
To be honest, I'm of the same mind. I hope I'd have the resolve to defend someone else('?)s rights like that, but... I don't know, man. How long can they leave you deliberating before they have to call the thing a hung jury (shouldn't it be a hanged jury?)?

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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby Cheshire Smile » Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:25 pm UTC

Rysto wrote:Remember, he has the right to a jury of his peers. In other words, a hung jury.


Ba-dum-bum-ttshht!

That was horrible. :P

@ blakat: Haha, could you imagine the people who would turn up to see the trial if the jury was an all-porn-star jury? Wooowwwww.
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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby ConMan » Thu Oct 09, 2008 12:02 am UTC

Cheshire Smile wrote:
Rysto wrote:Remember, he has the right to a jury of his peers. In other words, a hung jury.


Ba-dum-bum-ttshht!

That was horrible. :P

@ blakat: Haha, could you imagine the people who would turn up to see the trial if the jury was an all-porn-star jury? Boom-chicka-wow-Wooowwwww.


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Re: Porn Star/Producer Convicted of Obscenity in (obv) FL

Postby Jauss » Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:33 am UTC

22/7 wrote:To be honest, I'm of the same mind. I hope I'd have the resolve to defend someone else('?)s rights like that, but... I don't know, man. How long can they leave you deliberating before they have to call the thing a hung jury (shouldn't it be a hanged jury?)?

I had jury duty last year and got selected as a juror for a criminal case. After the selecting process we heard some stuff the same day and then came back the next morning for more questioning and closing arguments and what not. Then we deliberated for at most a few hours and had a hung jury. So I have no idea what was up with these jurors or why/how their situation was different.
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