TITLE

TRYING "GREEN DOOR"

AUTHOR(S)
Trillin, Calvin
PUB. DATE
February 1974
SOURCE
New Yorker;2/11/1974, Vol. 49 Issue 51, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes a jury selection process in the Suffolk County, N.Y. obscenity trial of the erotic motion picture "Behind the Green Door". Prosecution lawyer Ira Simon and defense lawyer Joseph Rhine presented peremptory challenges to the the all-male composition of the jury. Rhine pointed out that a woman juror has an influence on the deliberations and on the defendant's chances for acquittal.
ACCESSION #
19899163

 

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