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Jury selection (Posted on 2003-03-13) Difficulty: 2 of 5
In the jury selection phase of a murder trial, one of the attorneys asked a prospective juror:

"Would you be able to enter a guilty verdict if you knew that such a verdict would condemn the defendant to death?"

The person replied: "No. I beleive that human life is the most important thing, and must be preserved above all else."

The lawyer asked: "So you will hold to this even though it may keep you off this jury?"

"Yes," the person replied.

How did the lawyer know he was lying?

See The Solution Submitted by levik    
Rating: 2.5000 (8 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Some ThoughtsInvalid SolutionDej Mar2007-04-04 11:08:10
What?RandyOrton2004-11-02 14:54:48
okai yea....Viet2003-07-11 10:22:42
re: my thoghts and solutionChaz2003-05-03 07:46:53
re: Since this is a logic puzzle--not the real world...Chaz2003-05-03 07:45:14
Is it this Simple?Chaz2003-05-03 07:42:22
Simple solution?Ryan2003-03-17 19:13:09
Questiondear levikluvya20032003-03-15 12:55:44
Some Thoughtsmy thoghts and solutionluvya20032003-03-15 10:12:02
Some ThoughtsNo SubjectJacey2003-03-14 14:09:41
re(2): Two PossibilitiesClark2003-03-13 14:12:14
re: Two Possibilitieslevik2003-03-13 14:05:02
re(2): Is it a lie?levik2003-03-13 14:03:18
Two PossibilitiesClark2003-03-13 14:02:25
solutionluvya20032003-03-13 11:00:28
SolutionSince this is a logic puzzle--not the real world...Charlie2003-03-13 09:29:34
re: Is it a lie?Bryan2003-03-13 08:30:26
Hints/TipsFirst ideasAlan2003-03-13 08:06:42
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