Jury selection

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Osama bin Laden sitting between his Egyptian lieutenant Ayman al-Zawahri (L) and Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of his al-Qaeda network, in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Under Way In NY Trial Of Bin Laden Son-In-Law

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is accused of conspiring to kill Americans as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

03/03/2014

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of 5 Former Madoff Employees

Five former employees of imprisoned Ponzi scheme operator Bernard Madoff were introduced to 200 prospective jurors Tuesday, as jury selection began in their fraud trial.

10/08/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Campaign Finance Trial For Two Former Liu Associates Under Way

City Comptroller John Liu has not been charged and is not expected to testify in the conspiracy case. But the trial could complicate his bid for higher office in what’s turning into a hotly contested mayoral race.

04/15/2013

Roger Clemens (left) and his lawyer, Rusty Hardin (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Like An MLB Snoozer, Jury Selection Drags In Roger Clemens Retrial

The mind-numbing task of choosing a jury for Clemens’ retrial has gone on for two days and might not be done by the end of the week.

04/18/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Jury Selection In Bathtub Murder Trial May Begin This Week

Kleber Cordova is accused of drowning his wife in a bathtub at their Morristown home three years ago.

01/22/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky (L) and Steven Hayes (R) (credit: handout)

Jury Selection Continues In 2nd Cheshire Home Invasion Trial

The trial of Joshua Komisarjevsky started last week with jury selection, a process that could take months as prospective jurors are questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys.

03/20/2011

Muzzammil Hassan, right, speaks with his attorney Jeremy Schwartz after opening statements during his trial in Buffalo, N.Y., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011. Hassan is accused of stabbing and decapitating his wife, Aasiya Hassan, in 2009 inside the studios of Bridges TV. The Pakistan-born couple founded the station to counter negative images of Muslims after 9/11. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

NY Beheading Suspect Seeks To Represent Himself

A handcuffed Muzzammil Hassan was escorted from the Buffalo courtroom by a half dozen court officers after a strident appeal to Erie County Judge Thomas Franczyk that failed to change the judge’s mind.

01/21/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

Opening Statements Set For Wife Beheading Trial

Opening statements in the second-degree murder trial of Muzzammil Hassan were scheduled to start Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.

01/18/2011

Aasiya Zubair and Muzzammil Hassan (credit: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

First Day Produces No Jurors For Wife Beheading Trial

Potential jurors are being asked whether they have issues with the Pakistan-born Hassan’s ethnicity, or the fact that he’s Muslim and may claim self-defense.

01/11/2011

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Testimony Continues In Ex-NJ Lawmaker’s Trial

L. Harvey Smith has pleaded not guilty to several extortion, bribery and money laundering counts.

12/02/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Opening Statements Set For Former N.J. Lawmaker’s Trial

L. Harvey Smith was accused of taking $15,000 from a government informant after promising he would help with environmental permits for the informant’s building project in Jersey City.

12/01/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Yet To Be Seated For Former Lawmaker’s Trial

Attorneys will return Tuesday to pick a jury for Smith’s bribery and extortion trial.

11/30/2010

Atlantic City Map (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Councilman’s Attorney Wants Testimony Tossed

Small was one of a dozen defendants accused of trying to swing the June 2009 Democratic mayoral primary through the use of fraudulent absentee ballots.

10/06/2010

Atlantic City Map (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Selection To Begin In NJ Ballot Fraud Case

The trial will shine a light on the use of such ballots in the nation’s second-largest gambling market. The ballots have been used to swing the outcome of elections for years.

10/04/2010

Riverdale bomb plot suspects

NYC Temple Bomb Plot Jury Selection Begins

Jury selection is underway Monday in the trial of four men accused of plotting to bomb New York synagogues.

08/23/2010