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Juror Form Occupation Option: 'Slave'

DeKalb County Court quickly fixes weird problem
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2013 2:34 PM CST
Juror Form Occupation Option: 'Slave'

Perhaps the last thing you'd expect to see on a juror questionnaire: Under "occupation," the option of "slave." A Georgia juror told 11Alive about the bizarre choice at the DeKalb County Court, which recently switched to an online questionnaire. But a court administrator says the online version is based on an internal list in use for 13 years, so it's not clear if "slave" was an option on that list or if it was added to the online version. The "slave" choice was removed from the drop-down menu within an hour, but officials will investigate how it got there in the first place. (Read more slave stories.)

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