How jury selection will work in Corrine Brown trial
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – All eyes in Northeast Florida will be on the federal courthouse Monday as former Congresswoman Corrine Brown’s corruption trial begins with jury selection.
Brown is charged with 22 federal counts, including mail and wire fraud, after prosecutors said she and her former chief of staff funneled $800,000 from a fake nonprofit into a personal “slush fund.”
The process for selecting a jury in federal court is different than in county court. The pool from which the 12 jurors and two alternates are selected is smaller — just 39 potential jurors.
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And the pool …