June 20th, 2013
09:35 PM ET

All-women jury for zimmerman murder trial

An all-female jury was chosen Thursday to hear the case of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused of murder in the 2012 killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

Five of the women are white, one is black and Hispanic. Of the four alternatives, all are white - two are men and two are women.

Opening arguments are scheduled for Monday.

OutFront tonight: A panel of CNN Legal Analysts, Paul Callan and Sunny Hostin.

Filed under: News • Trayvon Martin • Zimmerman Case
soundoff (No Responses)

Post a comment


CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.