What is the largest jury pool in history?

At this writing, the answer is 9,000.

The first wave of a 9,000-member jury pool – the largest in U.S. history – appeared in a Colorado courtroom…”

It is for the trial of James Holmes accused of the 2012 attack at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater that left twelve dead and many injured. So far, there have been several  incidences involving potential jurors, and jury selection is expected to last for several months.

There were 3,000 summoned for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev, and 1,000 summoned for the 1994 O.J. Simpson trial.


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