This is EXACTLY the kind of stuff I was writing about when I was on a jury (“The trial that I recalled from #TalkAboutBias”). There were all these snippy comments from the trio who filed the lawsuit. Once we made our decision, this crew swore up and down that this senior citizen (black) male and two women (one who had just had a baby) were going to “attack” them for the results. None of the three together looked like a group I would be even mildly concerned to cross paths with at midnight, never mind in the middle of the day. These excuses for some and conviction for others annoys me.

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