They nicknamed a prosecutor “Napoleon” and a defense lawyer “George Washington.” To break the tension, they parodied lines from wiretaps. They squabbled over long bathroom breaks. And once they started deliberating, they never wavered from their belief that Raj Rajaratnam was guilty of insider trading.
Such was the life of jurors over 12 days of deliberations in a drab room in a federal courthouse near Manhattan’s Foley Square, in the one of the most high-profile white-collar trials in American finance.
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