If you are called for jury duty, the odds are good that prosecutorswill do a criminal background check on you.

The tactic is news to many potential jurors. And it certainly came as asurprise to some of Miami’s best criminal defense lawyers, working inthe giant Port of Miami corruption case. They were none too happy whenassistant U.S. attorney Anita Gay revealed the results of those checksnear the end of jury selection late last month.

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