DAY ONE: “The Trial: Alex Nieto versus the SFPD”

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Time to put on our law hats! Daily I will post summaries of the actual action in the court room; here I review the Day One jury selection and opening statements.

DAY ONE: “The Trial: Alex Nieto versus the SFPD”

JURY SELECTION:

  • Eight jurors chosen—six are female (5 white) and two males. Age range from approximately 25 to 65 years old. Median age is approximately 40 years old.
  • In order for the Nietos to succeed in their demands, these jurors must unanimously decide that by a preponderance of the evidence the SFPD unreasonably killed Alex Nieto.
  • Before opening statements, City Attorney requested not to have Alex’s deceased body shown to the jury during opening statements. Her request was overruled.

OPENING STATEMENTS:

THE PLAINTIFFS: ELVIRA AND REFUGIO NIETO: ADANTE POINTER (BASED ON MY…

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