Mistrial of the Century: A Private Diary of the Jury System on Trial (2 Cassettes)
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Mistrial of the Century: A Private Diary of the Jury System on Trial (2 Cassettes)

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In Mistrial the Century: A Private Diary of the Jury System on Trial, ex-juror Tracy Kennedy discloses what life was like for himself and his wife in the days leading up to the O. J. Simpson trial, and how it subsequently differed so much from their expectations. In an up close and personal style, Kennedy reveals what happened during the trial and sequestration, a sequestr

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Published August 1st 1995 by Audio Literature (first published 1995)
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Ellie Revert
Sep 07, 2011 Ellie Revert rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all adults
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This is a fascinating indictment of our jury system Tracy Kennedy was a juror in the OJ Simpson murder trial, and this books shares how that experience affected both him and his wife, Judy. Tracy was removed from the jury after 66 days of sequestration, and keep in mind, for the rest of the jurors who were not released, it became a 9 month long separation from family and from the real world. With no help---no counselor brought in-----even though requested. Simpson had many more privileges than d...more
Gerald Curtis
This biographical book gives a first-person account of what it was like to be on the jury for the O.J. Simpson murder trial. It is not a book about the judge, lawyers or the evidence, but how dehumanizing it was during sequestration, to be treated like a prisoner, with less rights and freedom than O.J. himself. The experience was so traumatic that it actually led to the author’s attempted suicide. I found it fascinating and very discouraging in regard to the justice system. I hope that his accou...more
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