For an only-in-Dubai date, you could go skiing on ‘real’ snow at the indoor ski centre Ski Dubai, admire the view from the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, or jostle with tourists at the world’s biggest fountain display.A cultural date might involve an art exhibition in the Al Quoz industrial district, or a burlesque show at The Act – a faux-baroque supper club on the 42nd floor of the Shangri-La Hotel.
The three men and two women, all white, who were picked for the jury will eventually be joined by seven more jurors and four alternates.
One said his sister had been a sexual assault victim but that he could put that aside in judging the case. Each side can reject seven potential jurors and three alternates without explanation.
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Hundreds of other prospective jurors are also available if needed.
Under the law, jurors can have some knowledge of the case, as long as they can base their verdict solely on the evidence at trial, said Douglas Sughrue, a Pittsburgh defense attorney.“A fair trial doesn’t mean that people aren’t going to know anything about the defendant,” Sughrue said.Underscoring the challenge O‘Neill faces, 86 potential jurors said they were aware of the Cosby case, while 34 said they already had formed some opinion regarding his guilt or innocence.The defense rejected four on Monday, while prosecutors dismissed two.Forty-two potential jurors will return to court on Tuesday for additional questioning.The pervasive media coverage led O‘Neill to agree with defense lawyers to pull jurors from Pittsburgh, 300 miles (480 km) away from Montgomery County, the Philadelphia suburb where the trial will take place starting on June 5.