MACON — A rarely utilized federal statute requiring all federal jurors tobe literate may win a new trial for two former Georgia educators convictedtwo years ago of child pornography.

During jury selection in the 1997 trial of Lonnie A. Young and StephenA. Carruthers, defense lawyers demanded U.S. District Judge Duross Fitzpatrickstrike one potential juror for cause after the panelist professed thathe couldn’t read everything on the jury questionnaire.

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