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Demonstrators march in New York after grand juries failed to indict police officers in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Many are calling for the officers to be tried before a jury of their peers.
December 27, 2014 Prospective jurors can be dismissed for lateness, the financial burden of taking off work, or any number of other reasons. Add race as a consideration and jury selection can take weeks to complete.
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A courtroom sketch of James "Whitey" Bulger (left) and defense attorney J.W. Carney, Jr.
August 9, 2013 Jurors are in the fourth day of deliberations on the fate of the Boston gangster, who is accused in 19 murders.
James "Whitey" Bulger, in an image released by the U.S. Marshal's Service in August 2011.
June 5, 2013 "When you want to get the devil, you have to go to hell to get your witnesses," says law professor Michael Cassidy. Among those who will be called to the stand in the infamous Boston gangster's trial will be Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi. He's serving a life sentence for 10 murders.
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