Steven Spielberg, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Nettie discussed on Champions of Justice


The judges are justices had the right down his or her verdict in the case they were not permitted dr each other they then listen to the deliberations and then the jury came down and decided and gave their decision five out of the six judges said had they listened to those jurors they would have come up with us of materially different decision than what they wrote down the end the jurors were just lay people they were regular from the jury panel downtown they had no particular knowledge of the subject matter but that interplay of those people back and forth their common sense davies you just said wow you know that had an effect on five out of the six how 'bout that that's a me who feels the weight of the case and who feels the weight of the potential outcome of the case more the jury or you the lawyer well clearly we the lawyer do of the jurors they get to go home uh we have to have we have to go back to the office and yet i love uh it's a it's a little dip is a little bit different you know you've you've dealt in civility has you've really preached are you amazed at what jerks a bunch of lawyers are out there well he argued you just have to watch the first victim in the movie jurassic park which was a lawyer to understand the bad rap that lawyers have received the audience i'm afraid the audience cheered nettie wrecked aiding rally in the audience i was in steven spielberg actually nicknamed his mechanical shark in jaws after a lawyer lawyers have gotten a bad rap oftentimes because some in the profession who think they can further their clients interests act with discourteous nece or in a derogatory or frankly a downright offensive fashion oliver wendell holmes once stated lawyers spend a great deal of time shoveling smoke.

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