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Old 21st January 2020, 05:59 AM   #321
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
It can also be that the Jury hasn't seen or heard the evidence that we think is relevant or shows guilt or innocence. The defence or prosecution may not be aware of it, the evidence was not allowed by the judge because of reason X, many different reasons.
Indeed. I was on a jury a few years ago, and the defense and prosecution had made a deal to exclude particulars of the defendant's past. Basically he'd done it before, but in exchange for the prosecution not bringing that up the defense wouldn't bring up the defendant's mental illness history. So we the jury were unaware of all that, but the newspapers reported it. If we'd happened to let him off we'd have seemed insane to the public. (As it happened we potted him because in addition to overwhelming evidence he confessed on the stand.)
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Old 21st January 2020, 06:02 AM   #322
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
It can also be that the Jury hasn't seen or heard the evidence that we think is relevant or shows guilt or innocence. The defence or prosecution may not be aware of it, the evidence was not allowed by the judge because of reason X, many different reasons.
If there is evidence that is not allowed, there is a legal reason for that. If it should have been allowed, then that is a failing of the defense lawyer for not making a sufficient argument for it to be presented.
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Old 22nd January 2020, 10:43 AM   #323
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Other than "we found some previous pictures of Monkey Do" there hasn't been any news on this incident.

It seems that the teacher(s) is still teaching as his suspension or termination would be in the news. Articles from a week ago say that he is still teaching. There also has been no news about any protesters marching outside the school, or that there ever were any.

One of the early articles had this...

Originally Posted by Newsday
(Attorney John) Ray asked the commissioner of the State Department of Education to investigate the conduct of the school's administration and to order the suspension, and potential termination, of the teachers involved in the slideshow. A department official declined to comment, noting that the commissioner may be required to rule on an appeal arising from the case.
https://www.newsday.com/long-island/...uit-1.40407684

This suggests that an appeal happened or was anticipated to happen. Or maybe it was decided to not suspend or terminate the teacher(s).
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