Civil wars

Brophy, Beth; Geier, Thom
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/15/93, Vol. 115 Issue 19, p20
Focuses on the upcoming trial of John Wayne Bobbitt on who has been charged with marital sexual assault and whose wife, Lorena, has been charged with malicious wounding for cutting off her husband's penis in June 1993. Notoriety of the case may complicate jury selection; Why Virginia's jury-selection process may exacerbate the difficulties; Male-dominated jury could backfire on the defense; Prosecutor Paul Ebert wants to avoid a war of the sexes.


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