Several years ago, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ran a story about Los Angeles juror number 2386. This man had faithfully reported for jury duty, but had been sitting in the courtroom for two days, waiting to be interviewed by lawyers.
Suddenly, he let out a loud yawn.
Superior Court Judge Craig Veals said, “You yawned rather audibly there. As a matter of fact, it was to the point that it was contemptuous.”
“I’m sorry, but I’m really bored,” the juror replied.
“I’m sorry?” the judge responded, and the juror repeated his statement. Read More»