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While the Times' look inside the WTC Memorial jury was enlightening, Gothamist was most engaged by this description of the final evening of deliberations:

There was still no consensus when the jurors broke for a dinner of fried chicken and mashed potatoes, served with expensive bottles of Long Island estate merlot from the Gracie Mansion cellar. "The comfort food was important," Dr. James E. Young recalled. "That break really helped."

Trials with juries take note: Get your verdicts swiftly if you give those serving the court some comfort food and booze!

Check out some Long Island wineries yourself.