Apparently some folks need their potty mouths washed out with soap.
Anthony Bazzini goes to trial next month for his alleged role in a dirty plot among the Genovese, Lucchese and Gambino crime families to carve up control over waste carting in New York City and New Jersey, and the reputed mobster wants the presiding judge to query jurors whether they have moral objections to salty language which apparently is contained on secret recordings federal prosecutors plan to introduce as evidence as reported by Rich Calder for the New York Post:
His lawyer, Raymond Perini, wants his client to get a prude-free jury that can handle cursing. He asked that prospective jurors be read the following statement: "You will hear foul language used by the defendants during the course of recorded conversations. Do you have any moral problems with the use of foul language? Will the use of foul and profane language impact your ability to render a fair and impartial verdict?"
Funny enough, an investigative technique to unmask mobsters often involves asking a suspect to recite the alphabet, and if he begins with "f**kin' A" then the law has its man.