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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jacinta Gholston
Jurors shrugged off Jennifer Hudson's star status and insisted it played no role in their decision to convict her former brother-in-law for slaying the Oscar winner's mother, brother and nephew — a verdict that means the 31-year-old Chicago man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
"We did ignore it," Gholston, a 35-year-old chocolate company employee, said about the deliberations. "There was no discussion of Jennifer Hudson."
"This wasn't about her," juror Jacinta Gholston said. "It was a case about William Balfour."