Trillin, Calvin
February 1974
New Yorker;2/11/1974, Vol. 49 Issue 51, p74
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.


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