When you’re on jury duty and your case goes on for 33 days and includes 200 witnesses, it may be difficult to stay focused.
A juror in the recent Native American mob trial in Minneapolis found a way — sketching the participants.
The jury eventually convicted three men of being a part of “Native Mob,” a criminal enterprise prosecutors said sold drugs, committed violence and other crimes in order to support the gang.
“I really haven’t had the time to draw for quite some time,” Juror Number 8 told me by e-mail. He prefers that over his true identity, which we’re withholding. “I found that i had really missed having the time to express myself in this way.”
Prosecutor Andrew Winter.
Prosecutor Steve Schleicher.
Here’s what they really look like:
Here’s federal judge John Tunheim:
The defendants and their lawyers: