She told the court that her employer said that it would be to her benefit to lose her job so that she could collect unemployment while serving jury duty.
She told the judge she has known the current District Attorny Cyrus Vance since she was in elementary school but said it would not affect her judgment.
The retrial of former Yankees star Roger Clemens turned from an early-week snoozer to something more intriguing Wednesday.
A closer look at the document revealed numerous errors. “Trail” was written instead of “trial,” “sited” for “cited,” and “manger” for “manager,” officials said.
His team puts eleven men on the field. But for the last few weeks NY Giants CEO John Mara has been one of 12 people in a box – a jury box.
Giants co-owner John Mara has gone from alternate to Juror No. 1 in the second week of a major international drug case.
Was she trying to get out of jury duty? Or when she wrote in the questionnaire that “African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians” are the three people I admire the least — is that how she really felt?
John Mara, co-owner of the Giants, tried a courthouse version of the Hail Mary pass Tuesday to escape serving on a jury hearing a drug trial. Judge Jed S. Rakoff threw him for a loss.