Today it was revealed that one of the jurors from Alaska Senator Ted Stevens' recent trial for corruption lied about her father's death in order to get off of the jury before the end of the proceedings. Her father, as it turns out, is alive and well and living in North Carolina.
So what was the real reason that Marian Hinnant wanted to leave the trial early? So she could make it to the Breeder's Cup at Santa Anita! Finally, a citizen with a sense of priorities, even if she is a poor liar.