Alexander941 wrote:Do you think that a modern democratic state could function if one chamber of parliament would be elected stochocraticaly, meaning that we randomly choose the representatives out of the entire population (18+) ?
Flash wrote:We could end up with a twenty years old suicidal, murderous, mother hating, maladjusted young fellow just waiting to get control of that nuclear red button. The school massacre in a small town would then be the least of our problems.
Tom-Palven wrote:I think that I would prefer full emancipation rather than have anyone picked randomly or otherwise to control my nonaggressive actions.
Austin Harper wrote:When I was selected for jury duty a couple of months ago I told them during the interviews before the case began that I ran the local skeptics group. I was immediately dismissed.
Alexander941 wrote:Thank Gord I dont live there.
Alexander941 wrote:I have a question about jury duty in the USA:
As a jury member, are you allowed to do any sort of investigation about the case on your own, like search archives, visit the crime scene, question people?
I heard that you are not even allowed to do a web search, is that so?
Austin Harper wrote:Lance, when you were called did you spend most of the day having the judicial system explained to you over and over? That's what happened for me before I even go to the interview part. I was amazed how many people didn't get "innocent until proven guilty."
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