Chair-Throwing Fouls Up Trial Over Frail Old People and Their Medication

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We've never been in a jury-deliberation room, but we have been in a jury-pool room, where you get to see the peers with whom you might have to sit down and decide a trial verdict. Which is why we understand a little bit that some chairs were thrown during deliberations in a Manhattan court this morning — even though it was a trial over the the side effects of the osteoporosis drug Fosamax on seniors. [NYP]