Boston Globe story
"You say on your form that you're not a fan of homosexuals?" Nickerson asked Ellis, according to the preliminary transcript. "That I'm a racist," Ellis interrupted, according to the transcript. "I'm frequently found to be a liar, too." "I'm sorry?" Nickerson said. "I said I'm frequently found to be a liar," Ellis replied. "So, are you lying to me now?" asked Nickerson. "Well, I don't know. I might be," said Ellis. Later, Ellis admitted he was trying to get out of jury duty. "Well, I just . . . I don't think I can handle it," he said. Neither Ellis nor his mother, Susan Ellis, could be reached for comment yesterday. However, Susan Ellis told the Cape Cod Times her son was being honest in his responses.
James Kirchick