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    Wednesday, November 23, 2005

    Who Would You Want on Your Jury?


    Senator Kerry serves as foreman:

    Sen. John Kerry's public profile and prosecutorial past didn't spare him from performing that most mundane of civic responsibilities -- jury duty.

    Kerry was not only chosen this week to sit on a jury in Suffolk Superior Court, but also was elected foreman.

    The case involved two men who sued the city for injuries suffered in a 2000 car accident involving a school principal. The Kerry-led jury rejected their claim Tuesday, and his fellow jurors said the state's junior senator was a natural leader.

    "I just found him to be a knowledgeable, normal person," said Cynthia Lovell, a nurse and registered Republican who says she now regrets voting for President Bush in last year's election. "He kept us focused. He wanted us all to have our own say."


    Don't elect for President someone you wouldn't want to be a jury foreperson if you were the defendent.

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