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From: Beseder (
Subject: I wouldn't have believed it would come to this.
Date: March 30, 2005 at 6:41 pm PST

"Ruling that juries cannot turn to the Bible for advice during deliberations, a divided Colorado Supreme Court threw out the death penalty for a convicted murderer because jurors discussed Bible verses."

Because someone learned that five jurors had looked up such Bible verses as "eye for eye, tooth for tooth," copied them and discussed them while deliberating behind closed doors, a verdict they came to was thrown out.

I am appalled.

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