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Georgia -- lead defense attorney mark -- -- say that after spending more than two weeks in court fatigue.
May be an issue for the -- is -- there are six jurors all of them women and all except one are white five of them are also mothers.
The women have been sequestered during the trial and we've been told they've been taking a lot of notes throughout long days of -- and emotional.
Testimony and argument Susan Constantine is a jury consultants.
She has been at court for the trial how do you think they've been holding up.
Plano they are holding up pretty well other I'm gonna give an -- plus -- been troopers.
Up for the most part -- you know they're they're right there -- at this point you can see that their facial expressions -- kind of drawn they're tired -- -- to pay attention be cordial to the court.
At the same time you can certainly see it has taken it on they're -- begin ended deliberations.
And now that they are deliberating when a jury is sequestered like this one is there.
Sort of attended -- natural tendency I would guess if I've been kept away from my family.
To sort of reach a verdict quickly.
Well -- at this point I believe that they well because you know they haven't taken any breaks for the most part throughout this entire trial.
When they've been offered a break they haven't taken it for the fact that now we now broke after 2 o'clock I think they're they're gonna get a look rested up I think they're gonna I'll go right into deliberations.
They're gonna -- third juror.
Four per -- reconstruction and I think they're gonna deliberate all night long until we get a verdict.
Late tonight -- maybe 2 -- morning.
Any way to gauge based on your sort of observations in the courtroom.
Which way they're leading.
I believe we have a split -- here there's two jurors -- I've identified that.
You know I feel like they're pretty emotionally high strong.
And I thought some emotion in their faces both -- but I think they're -- But it's gonna take a really strong later these are now six women -- gonna get together.
These are women gonna gather together look at everything to talk through -- -- they've got to be able -- aside and look at this more -- analytical point of view and look at the evidence.
-- come to verdict here.
You know you you mentioned -- a couple things first of all -- you think we're gonna have a quick verdict.
I'm wondering why and if there is a split jury.
If there's a split jury Susan.
How -- they get around that because they're gonna need to come to some kind of a unanimous decision.
They have to make compromises and I don't think it when I say quit I don't I'm not saying -- into our -- two hours for -- dating culture read all the jury instructions.
But I think that what I'm Thomas quick is that they're gonna work here tonight maybe tomorrow morning they're gonna -- with a verdict.
But when you're looking at here -- that are split.
You're looking at group dynamic how people communicate differently and how they might think when -- -- as individual as a whole different story when -- ended in two group deliberations.
They start to make compromises.
So not okay I think that second to raise off the table we're looking public finance butter are complete acquittal -- Anyway what I think it's gonna happen with all they look that there is going to be good and I what is the minority and majority of the people and then from here they're going to be making some compromises.
-- -- as we have protesters behind -- screaming and Elena I just want to let you know that's what you're hearing in the.
Because they've certainly gotten to spend a lot of time together.
There were some alternates.
Who now know that they will not be.
A part of the deliberations and so they're dealing with two of their fellow -- now suddenly not being a part of the group.
How does that work the dynamic of that and what have you observed as far as the way that -- have interacted with each other during this trial.
That's an excellent question because what I'm looking at -- -- That are synchronizing each other's body language for example.
I think that all the -- are looking to one site paying attention and one break -- I -- one -- more in different than the other 1 and I am looking for a pattern.
But I tell -- I really think that this jury -- -- -- -- spending three happily together they've been together they've watched movies together they've done activities together.
They have formed a group I don't sense any sort of animosity are any conflict -- -- -- all in this hearing.
Susan Constantine is a jury consultant who has been.
In the court room during this trial -- Susan thanks so much for your insight.
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