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Asked on: 11/14/13, 10:51 am

In the middle of a Jury deliberating this trail, the Jury asked the Judge "What is the definition of a crime?" The Judge told them to figure it out themselves because he was not giving them any books to define a crime.

Question: Is this grounds for a mistrial on the count of the Jury not evening knowing what a crime is but yet they convicted someone of a crime.......

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