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Court TV: 14th Juror Selected In Derek Chauvin Trial

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The newest juror is a white woman in her 20s. She says she looks at "every side of things."

Video Transcript

CHANLEY PAINTER: On day 10 of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, 14 jurors have been seated. A total of 15 is what is needed according to the judge. He wants one more alternate just in case the break between jury selection and opening statements, someone drops out. He'll have 14 by the time opening statements start next week. Today a white woman in her 20s employed as a social worker was number 14 to make the panel.

- I think that's part of where I come from, is always looking at every side of things. I'm always looking at why someone may have done something a certain way, his experience before with law enforcement. I thought about his family because I saw the family so much in the news. So again, it was-- I had all kinds of thoughts on him with his past. They've talked about his past with drugs and things like that. I had every emotion, I think, about him. So--

CHANLEY PAINTER: So now with one more juror to be seated before jury selection closes, opening statements will be next Monday. The alternates in the case won't know that they're alternates because the judge wants them to pay attention and listen to all the testimony just in case they're asked to step up and be a part of the 12 deliberating jurors. That's the latest from here in Minneapolis. I'm Chanley Painter for Court TV.