Jurors took photos with Derrick Rose less than an hour after finding him not guilty in civil rape trial

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A Los Angeles civil jury on Wednesday cleared New York Knicks point guard Derrick Rose in a case involving an alleged gang rape from 2013 and dismissed a woman's $21.5 million lawsuit filed against the player.

Afterwards, several journalists on scene at the court room reported that members of the jury were "giddy" to meet Rose in person, and some even posed for pictures with him and his lawyer.

Here's one photo of Rose, his lawyer, and one juror:

And another, this one with two jurors, only one of whom had heard of Rose.

Here's how Diana Moskovtiz of Deadspin described what happened after the trial wrapped up:

"The jury initially declined to speak to reporters, but later some jurors posed with Rose and his attorney. One juror who gave her name only as Jennifer said "we all wanted to get a pic with him."

According to the New York Post, the judge presiding over the case also had words for Rose before the end of Wednesday's session.

From the Post:

"Best wishes," Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald told Rose. "Except when the Knicks play the Lakers," he joked.

It's hard to overstate how truly shocking this behavior is. The entire judicial process relies fundamentally on objectivity from the judge and the jury; that the judge would joke with the defendant — a world famous professional athlete, no less — after a not-guilty verdict, and that the jurors would be quick to take pictures with him, shows no semblance of objectivity whatsoever.

Speaking to the media after the verdict, Rose's lawyer, Mark Baute, said this: "The system worked."

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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, New York Knicks basketball player Derrick Rose arrives at U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles. NBA star Rose is set to return to the witness stand in a $21 million lawsuit that alleges he and two friends raped an incapacitated woman. Before Rose retakes the stand Tuesday, Oct. 11, a judge will consider a mistrial request from Rose's lawyer. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
New York Knicks' Derrick Rose arrives at Federal Court in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Lawyers for a woman accusing Rose and two of his friends of rape failed to disclose text messages to the defense, but the lapse was not significant enough to throw out the case or declare a mistrial, a judge ruled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
New York Knicks' Derrick Rose arrives at Federal Court in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Lawyers for a woman accusing Rose and two of his friends of rape failed to disclose text messages to the defense, but the lapse was not significant enough to throw out the case or declare a mistrial, a judge ruled Wednesday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
New York Knicks basketball player Derrick Rose arrives at U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. A six-woman, two-man jury has been seated in the trial of a civil lawsuit brought against Derrick Rose by an ex-girlfriend who alleges the NBA star and two of his friends drugged and sexually assaulted her. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose arrives at U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. A six-woman, two-man jury has been seated in the trial of a civil lawsuit brought against Derrick Rose by an ex-girlfriend who alleges the NBA star and two of his friends drugged and sexually assaulted her. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
New York Knicks basketball player Derrick Rose arrives at U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. A six-woman, two-man jury has been seated in the trial of a civil lawsuit brought against Derrick Rose by an ex-girlfriend who alleges the NBA star and two of his friends drugged and sexually assaulted her. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
NBA star Derrick Rose leaves federal court in Los Angeles Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Jurors cleared Rose and two friends in a lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol. The jury reached the verdict Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court after hearing dramatically different accounts of the August 2013 sexual encounter. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
NBA star Derrick Rose sits in a car after leaving federal court in Los Angeles Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Jurors cleared Rose and two friends in a lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol. The jury reached the verdict Wednesday in Los Angeles federal court after hearing dramatically different accounts of the August 2013 sexual encounter. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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