The Private Diary of an O.J. Juror: Behind the Scenes of the Trial of the Century
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Including earthshaking revelations about the trial, each juror and each alternate, listeners get the inside scoop on what's been going on behind closed doors, and a firsthand account of what goes on in the jury room.
The Juror's Tale Michael D. Knox was plucked from obscurity for the OJ trial. This book tells about his experience as a juror, until he was removed because of an unreported arrest (charges were dismissed). He argues against the sequestering of a jury (unless its for their own physical safety), and tells of the problems that ensued. (Sounds like that Survivor TV show?)The most harmful event was how he was downgraded and reduced in pay after being selected for the jury. Can. Knox's Memoirs a Mixed Bag Michael Knox's book, while it doesn't contain any earth-shaking revelations, is more thoughtful and less predictable than one might expect. True, he sees the Simpson criminal trial through a racial prism and defines almost everything and everyone in racial terms, and true, his explanations for not letting the court know about his kidnapping charge are far-fetched. But he also has enough sensitivity to report the dynamics of the jury fairly. In fact, since. ONE OF THE FORMER JURORS TELLS HIS PERSPECTIVE ON THE TRIAL Michael Knox was “Juror 620,” and was removed from the jury on March 1, 1995 after two months of sequestration, for not having revealed on his juror questionnaire that he had once been charged with kidnapping.He recalls sitting at home and watching TV after being removed from the jury, and watching another former juror [Jeanette Harris] being interviewed: “‘she’s telling the world that there’s racial tension on the jury