Strange legal news

  • Lawyer Objects to Young Age of Jurors: ATLANTA (AP) — A 79-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting her 85-year-old ex-beau is being deprived of her constitutional right to a fair trial, her attorney said, because the potential jurors are not old enough for her to be judged by a jury of her peers.
  • Sheriff’s Deputy Mistakes Pistol for Taser: BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy who was trying to get a man down from a tree shot and wounded him after mistakenly pulling a gun instead of a Taser, authorities say.