Judge Amy St. Eve of the U.S. District Court repeated a section of her original jury instructions. The jury of 12 men and women were handed the case on June 27 after nearly 15 weeks of testimony.S. District Court repeated a section of her original jury instructions.
The National Post has more:
"We have discussed and deliberated on all the evidence and are still unable to reach a unanimous verdict on one or more counts," the jury said in a note read by Judge Amy St. Eve. The note went on to say that they had read the jury instructions carefully.
Judge St. Eve decided not to accept a partial verdict at this time.
The jury is its ninth day of deliberations on the fate of Lord Black and three co-defendants, all former executives with Hollinger International Inc. They face a combined total of 42 counts, mainly wire, mail and tax fraud.
His royal lordness isn't walking away from all of this quite yet. I say stick him in the castle tower and throw away the key.