[ExI] data coming

Adrian Tymes atymes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 18:25:14 UTC 2021

On Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 8:26 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: extropy-chat <extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org> On Behalf Of
> Anton Sherwood via extropy-chat
> >>... If the FBI did try such a case, they would lose, for the defendant
> > could easily point out that the vaccines are not FDA approved, that
> > nothing developed under Trump can be trusted,
> >...A judge would instruct the jury to disregard that last bit...
> That business about a judge instructing a jury to disregard something
> always
> slew me.  Sure, don't think about something that probably will end up
> swaying a jury.  Heh.  What a weird system we have.
> >...and certainly not allow expert testimony on the Trump taint...
> Considering the current US Vice President once said she would not trust
> anything developed under Trump, a jury isn't going to come to a unanimous
> opinion on anything which has been corrupted by politics.  No reasonable
> prosecutor would take this on.  Case dismissed.

Objection: judicial instructions for a jury to ignore political
considerations can be and have been followed, in the substantial majority
of cases.  If the judge issues these instructions, they would likely be
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