By the end of day, 40 people had been filtered into the final pool of 66. Of those, 8 are African-American, 1 is Hispanic, 1 Asian and 30 are white.
The African American female juror who had been on hold due to hardship has made it through. The judge talked to her employer and she will be paid full benefits throughout the course of the trial should she make the final 18.
About the author:
Alexandra Harland is a Princeton undergrad and has a masters degree in International affairs with Columbia. A Montreal native, she worked with the Daily Telegraph newspaper for a few years before transitioning to TV, when she worked at ABC News with Peter Jennings. Alexandra has also worked in newsrooms in both Detroit and Boston.