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As Patriots prepare for Super Bowl, it’s easy to forget about Aaron Hernandez

On Thursday, the New England Patriots will participate in their second-to-last full practice in advance of Super Bowl XLIX in Phoenix. And while they do that, the murder trial will begin for a man who played a key role in helping them win playoff games only two years ago. But what’s most amazing about the fact that the beginning of Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial coincides almost...
Via Bloguin Best
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Full Jury Seated In Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez’s Murder Trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. — A full jury was seated Monday for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and the judge pushed back opening statements until at least Thursday because of a blizzard bearing down on the region. “We have a jury,” Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh announced to the courtroom after more...
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Aaron Hernandez Trial Set to Start Thursday

Due to blizzard-like conditions on the east coast, the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will now start on Thursday. A jury of 18 people (13 women and five men) was seated on Monday, but the judge decided to push back the actual start of the case until Thursday because the region is expected to see a record amount of snowfall over the next couple...
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Full jury seated to hear murder trial of Aaron Hernandez

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- A jury has been seated for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh on Monday seated a jury of 13 women and five men after more than two weeks of jury selection. They were chosen from a pool of 53 potential jurors who made it through screening for biases and hardships. Garsh says...
Via AP on Fox
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Hernandez jury finalists asked if they're Patriots fans

  Lots of people in New England are Patriots fans, which explains why it might be difficult to find eligible jurors for the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.   A questionnaire given to the final set of prospective jurors for the trial in Bristol County Superior Court specifically asks if the members of the jury pool are Patriots fans and if they have ever attended a Patriots...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Hernandez juror sent home after yelling 'Go Pats!'

Well, one New England man discovered a surefire way to get out of jury duty. Jury selection is underway in Massachusetts in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, and although we don’t know who will be sitting in on the case yet, we do know one person who definitely won’t be. According to Kathryn Sotnik of NECN, one man showed up in his...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Prosecutors to ask Hernandez's fiancée to testify for immunity

Prosecutors appear to lack a major witness in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial. If a potential deal goes through, that could change in a big way.   Prosecutors submitted a petition Wednesday to judge Susan E. Garsh asking the court to grant Hernandez’s fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins, immunity in exchange for her testimony against the former New England Patriots tight end. Jenkins’...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez has asked for his mom and fiancee to attend trial

Former New England Patriots’ tight end Aaron Hernandez’ trial is scheduled to start jury selection next Friday. With the actual trial not too far from now, Hernandez has requested that the judge let his mother and fiancee attend his murder trial. Because both Hernandez mother and fiancee are possible witnesses, they would normally be barred from sitting in on the trial. However...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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