Should Zimmerman jurors' names be released, against their will?

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  1. cjgator76
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    I think that a juror electing to go public - which might or might not occur with a book deal - should make that juror fair game. But one person's actions shouldn't forfeit whatever protections might be available to the other jurors.
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    Why is that odd? What's odd about that? I hear "person of color" used all the time, often by "people of color" themselves or Liberals who seem to sometimes prefer the term as a more politically-correct alternative to "black."
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    To get to the other side?
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    I'm not sure I follow you. If one Juror has signed with a literary agent and is trying to get a book deal, then obviously she intends to come forward at some point. What about the other ones who might wish to remain anonymous? Are you suggesting that all their names should be released if any of them want to go public?
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    Exactly. Not only is "of color" not a disapproved term, it's actually a preferred term from what I've seen.
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    Could you furnish a link to the list of culturally approved terminology when referring to those with greater or lesser melanin ?

    It seems to change a lot, depending on who might be using it and in which context, and I am easily confused.
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    Isn't there precedent here regarding not releasing jurors names? I believe in mobster trials the names of the jury are usually withheld. Should be no different this time.

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