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Retrial in Etan Patz Case Starts With a Tough Question: Who Can Sit on the Jury?

Prosecutors and defense lawyers are moving with caution in selecting a jury, trying to pick people who would not have preconceived notions. That has created a process the judge calls “extraordinarily long.”
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Etan Patz Jury Can't Reach Verdict, Judge Declares Mistrial

News : Slate: The Slatest

A Manhattan judge has declared a mistrial in the case of Pedro Hernandez, who is accused of murdering 6-year-old Etan Patz nearly 36 years ago. Jurors in the case were unable to reach a verdict in three weeks of deliberations. On Ma...

Judge Calls Mistrial in Etan Patz Case

News : Newsweek: US

On Friday afternoon, the judge overseeing the murder trial of Etan Patz, a young boy who disappeared in the Soho neighborhood of New York City over 30 years ago, called for a mistrial. The decision came after the jury, for the third...

Holdout Juror in Etan Patz Case Says There Wasn’t Enough Evidence to Convict

News : Slate: The Slatest

It seems things got heated in the jury room at the Etan Patz murder case trial. A judge declared a mistrial Friday after the 12-person jury said it was deadlocked for a third time on the 18th day of deliberations. The jury of seven ...

Etan Patz Case Finally Goes to Grand Jury

News : NYMag: Intelligencer

Six months and two postponed court dates after the arrest of Pedro Hernandez, who confessed in May to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979, prosecutors have finally sent the case to a grand jury, indicating they're ready to take a c...

Defense in Etan Patz murder trial want prosecutor off case

News : NY Daily News

Lawyers for the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 want a veteran prosecutor off his case.


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