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Jurors Attitudes in 2018, After the Many 2017 Attacks on “Leaders,” Institutions and “Science”

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2017 was quite the year for attacks on and perceptions of “leading” public figures and institutions. In view of the new indictments by Mr. Mueller and other evenst, there are ample reasons to think  2018 will exceed 2017 as to attacks and perceptions of “leaders” and institutions. And, there also have been many arguments about… Continue Reading

Mr. Martoma Convicted Despite Pulling Some Smart, Analytic Jurors

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 An update to note Mr. Martoma’s conviction on insider trading charges despite pulling some apparently highly intelligent jurors well versed in skepticism and complexity. They also asked careful questions. According to Dealbook: "The jury of seven women and five men … includes a lawyer, a New York University professor and a chief executive — began deliberating shortly after 10… Continue Reading