THIS IS WHAT THEY SPEND THEIR TIME ON NORTH OF THE BORDER
THE MIAMI HERALD:
Jury panel queried in masturbation trial
BY ROBERTO SANTIAGO
A Broward prisoner on trial on charges that he masturbated in his jail cell will face a jury of his peers.
During jury selection Wednesday in the case of inmate Terry Lee Alexander, all seven jurors admitted to attorneys that they have masturbated.
The awkward questioning was posed by defense attorney Kathleen McHugh, who faced 17 prospective jurors and asked point-blank who among them had never masturbated.
No hands went up.
Then, she went one-by-one, asking each prospective juror if he or she had ever masturbated.
All nine men said yes, two of the 10 women said no.
McHugh's line of questioning, which also included definitions of obscenity, vulgarity and indecent exposure, was a preview for a trial that will determine whether what Alexander was caught doing in his jail cell violated prison codes on vulgarity.
The 20-year-old was alone in his jail cell in November when a female deputy, watching him from a nearby control room, became offended when she saw him masturbating.
He is facing a misdemeanor indecent exposure charge and a maximum of one year in jail.
What the article doesn't say is that this female deputy has a history of filing criminal complaints against inmates who masturbate.
It is, believe it or not, against the rules of the Broward jail for an inmate to engage in onanism.
The real issue, and one that has been overlooked by all the media focusing on the antics of the Broward Judiciary, is that the Broward State Attorneys Office files this crap.
How many defense attorneys have been told by a Broward ASA that after the depos were taken that they believe the defendant is innocent but that their office has a policy of never dropping cases and making the jury acquit the defendant?
That is the real outrage that is going on North Of the Border. A prosecutors' office that has abandoned any semblance of discharging the duties of prosecutor. The Broward ASA's are for the most part merely robots that are wound up, pointed towards court, and told "try that case."
Stepford Prosecutors. A real menace to justice.
See You In Court in Dade, where as far as we know, none of the many people we know and work with on a daily basis who could testify as an expert in the Broward case, will be called as a witness.
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