Panic Attack, Bad Back: Theater Shooting Brings Jury Excuses – Yahoo News

Several have said they run their own businesses and can’t afford to miss work for that long. Others have said they are the primary caregivers for their children, have pre-paid vacations scheduled, or have business trips planned. One man told the judge he runs a delicatessen with his wife, who is 5 1/2 months pregnant. But the Holmes case is even more challenging, as evidenced by the far greater number of jurors Samour called. The 9,000 jurors summoned more than have ever been summoned for a court case in American history, according to experts represent nearly one out of every 50 residents of suburban Arapahoe County. So many notices went out that witnesses to the attack received them, as did relatives of staffers in the local district attorney’s office. They were immediately dismissed. The number’s already been whittled to 7,000 because many summonses were undeliverable.
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Panic attack, bad back: Colo. theater shooting brings jury excuses – Washington Times

The Holmes case is more challenging, as evidenced by the far greater number of jurors called. The 9,000 jurors – more than have ever been summoned for a court case in U.S. history, according to experts. So many notices went out that witnesses to the attack received them, as did relatives of staffers in the district attorneys office. They were immediately dismissed. The number has already been whittled to 7,000 because many summonses were undeliverable.
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