“You mean . . . we don’t have to pay taxes?!!!”
Marcy Brooks speaks about the Trial: The US Government vs. Woody Harrell
Aaron Russo: Ifelt the overwhelming need to understand why jurors were finding innocent people guilty of not filing a tax return when there was no law requiring them to do so. So I went to talk to Marcy Brooks, a juror who used her common sense and did not allow the judge to railroad the jury into a guilty verdict.
THE US GOVERNMENT
Marcy Brooks: He was being tried for four counts of not filing his income tax. And our question was, “Well, what is to decide? Either he did or he didn’t.” It never occurred to us that he might actually be innocent . . . while at the same time not filing.
In the federal Government it is not…
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