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Judge jokes about plumbers, and a murder conviction is tossed

Some trial judges like to speak casually to their juries, to relax them in a courtroom setting which may be new or intimidating. But after a Los Angeles County judge told a pool of potential jurors that she would think a plumber is "not going to be telling the truth," and a plumber was the ...