Juror questionnaire form lists ‘slave’ as occupation

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A new online juror questionnaire offered by Georgia’s DeKalb County Court listed “slave” as an occupational option.

Court Administrator Cathy McCumber NBC Atlanta affiliate WXIA the questionnaire went online a month ago, but is based off an internal list that’s been used for 13 years.

She says the list is 62 pages long, so she’s not sure if the word slave has always been on it, or if it was added before the questionnaire went online.

The court learned about the problem Monday morning after a potential juror filling out the form hit the letter “s” for sales.

He says he got “slave” instead.

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