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Why Are There 12 People on a Jury?

Why Are There 12 People on a Jury?

So, it seems like the only time we talk about juries, is when we’re furiously trying to avoid serving on them. But we’ve all heard of them. You know, that group of people who sit in a trial as impartial onlookers, hear evidence brought forth by both defendants and plaintiffs, and ultimately deliberate to reach …

Life Inside Miami Mega Jail – Prison From Hell

Life Inside Miami Mega Jail – Prison From Hell

You’ve been charged with a serious crime you insist you didn’t commit. You’re innocent until proven guilty of course, but that court date might take a while to arrive. In the meantime your place of residence will be what’s been called the Miami Mega Jail. You’re still young, have never been to jail before and …

Why You Wouldn’t Survive Alcatraz Prison

Why You Wouldn’t Survive Alcatraz Prison

It’s August 11, 1934, and along with 136 prisoners you are on your way to what will become known as America’s toughest prison. You guys are what the authorities have called “the incorrigibles”, because in the prisons where you have come from you just couldn’t stop causing trouble. All of you have been called violent …