Zimmerman Jurors Will be Sequestered Away From Family, Friends and Work For a Month+

June 13 2013
by GSL Staff
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ap_george_zimmerman_kb_121204_wblogThe judge in the trial of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin after being allegedly attacked by Martin, has made some announcements regarding jurors in the case for the first time.

According to an AP report, the judge has announced that jurors will be sequestered throughout the trial, which is expected to last 2-4 weeks. This means jurors will not be able to speak to anyone or view any outside media during the trial. Certainly a major inconvenience for the jurors involved.

According to the AP Report,

A Florida judge told a jury candidate Thursday that the six jurors and four alternates eventually picked to hear the second-degree murder case will be kept in isolation during the two to four weeks that it will last…

During the first four days of jury selection, attorneys have asked potential jurors about the hardships they would face if they were kept away from their families during the trial.

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