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John Edwards' Alternate Jurors Told to Stay Home

Day eight of deliberations wraps up with no end in sight

(Newser) - Jurors in the John Edwards' trial wrapped up their eighth day of deliberations today without a verdict. About the newsiest development is that the judge told the four alternate jurors, the ones who like to wear shirts of matching colors, that they no longer have to report to the courtroom,... More »

Alternate Juror Flirting With John Edwards?

... and he's apparently flirting right back

(Newser) - The jury in the John Edwards trial is deliberating for the sixth day, but most of the buzz today is centered on one of four alternate jurors. It's almost too hard to believe:
  • ABC News : "... it has been impossible to ignore the dynamic between Edwards and one of
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Ex-Juror: Astor 'Knew What She Was Doing'

73-year-old who was removed from jury says Brooke 'no dummy'

(Newser) - Frank Waring, the 73-year-old alternate juror removed last week from the trial of Brooke Astor’s son, doesn’t think Anthony Marshall tricked the Alzheimer sufferer into bequeathing her fortune to him. “The woman was no dummy,” he tells the New York Times. “That tells me she... More »

Stevens Jury to Start Over as Member Is Dismissed

Jury stars over as alternate joins panel

(Newser) - One of the jurors in the corruption trial of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has been dismissed, the Hill reports. In a hearing last night the judge released a woman who left Washington Friday following the death of her father, and has been unreachable since. He said he would replace her... More »

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