12th juror picked, lawyers clash over expert in Floyd trial
March 19, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys at the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death nearly finished jury selection on Thursday by choosing three more panelists, hours after clashing over how much they should hear of Floyd's own actions.
A total of 12 jurors have now been selected, leaving just two alternates yet to be chosen. So far, the racial makeup of the jury is evenly split; six of the jurors are white, four are Black, and two are multiracial, according to the court.
The newest jurors include a white registered nurse in her 50s who assured the court that...