Bad Juror
A prospective juror in a Dallas District Court was surprised
by the definition of voluntary manslaughter given the panel:
"An intentional killing that occurs while the defendant is
under the immediate influence of sudden passion arising from
an adequate cause, such as when a spouse's mate is found in a
'compromising position.'"

"See, I have a problem with that passion business,"
responded one jury candidate. "During my first marriage, I
came in and found my husband in bed with my neighbor. All I
did was divorce him. I had no idea that I could have shot
him."

She wasn't selected for the jury.

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