Holy Moses

The Investigative Project on Terrorism has an astounding summary of what things were like in the jury room in deliberations in the Holy Land Foundation terrorist funding trial in Dallas. It appears that one juror was able to bully others. Think of “Twelve Angry Men” without Henry Fonda, and you’ll start to get the picture. Whenever people discussed evidence, asked to see evidence, or otherwise tried to reason through the case, they were shouted down:

“If you’re going by the evidence in this room,” she recalls him [the bully] snapping, “then you need to go home.”

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