CMA Juror No 3, Jennifer Ford ABC interview

http://abcnews.go.com/US/casey_anthony_trial/casey-anthony-juror-sick-stomach-guilty-verdict/story?id=14005609

at 1:58 she said:  “We had a lot of discussion, we started to go through some stuff, but none of it…..how did she die?”  They were out for a grand total of 10 hours.

I understand if the state did not prove the case, but I heard her say it was easier for her to believe the drowning story (with no testimony at all) than to believe the state’s chloroform and duct tape evidence.  Opening statement is not evidence.   And she’s talking about punishment and they were not supposed to be considering punishment in the guilt phase of the trial.

See verdict forms and the instructions of the judge to the jury:

http://media.trb.com/media/acrobat/2011-07/62992849.pdf

http://media.trb.com/media/acrobat/2011-07/177483200-04090136.pdf

I listened to the video of the interview she had with ABC, and I picked up on the “we started to go through some stuff” meaning that they did not take the time to even go over the evidence.  Juror No. 3 is a 32 year old nursing student (but not in school right now) living with her mother.  I wonder who the foreperson of this jury was.

The more I find out about the jury, the more I am convinced Casey did get a jury of her peers.  One had trouble staying awake, at least one had DUIs, one had a sister who had, along with her boyfriend, done some assault on her mother.

Ford said this about her fellow-jurors:   “They picked a great bunch of people, such high integrity. And there was high morale,” she said. “We all joked. We are like a big group of cousins.”

Posted:  07.11.11 @ 3:07 p.m.  Update:  07.12.11 @5:08 added links to verdict forms and jury instructions  Update:  07.12.11 @ 11:49 removed reference to the mug shot because I don’t believe it’s her.

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5 responses to “CMA Juror No 3, Jennifer Ford ABC interview

  1. DrBobNM

    not her, sorry.

    the jury was bad enough, no use making stuff up.

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  2. bellalu0

    “In an interview at her home on Wednesday night, Lynn Ford, Jennifer Ford’s mother, said ABC News did not pay Ms. Ford but treated her and four others to a trip to Disney World.”

    Perfect. The ultimate fantasyland, where it all started with a mouse. And she wanted to be all ethical and stuff…..

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    • Kathy Clark

      You never should have served on this jury. The fact that you could not connect the dots that the entire world has done is tragic. That you are so convinced that the prosecution did not do their job is unbelievable. That you are so confident in your presentation is unnerving. You would do yourself a favor never to speak about this trial again. Shame on all of you. Scott Peterson is on death row without a shred of evidence against him. You served your civic duty and should be thanked for that. Your decision in this case is one that will haunt us all forever.

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