Legal experts for ‘The Bench’ share perspective on jury selection for AJ Armstrong trial

KPRC 2 Investigates is taking an innovative, in-depth approach to covering the third trial of AJ Armstrong. Armstrong is accused of killing his father and mother in 2016. Despite maintaining his innocence through two murder trials and jurors deadlocking, prosecutors are taking Armstrong back to court.

The first day of jury selection for the third trial of AJ Armstrong started off with attorneys on both sides filing motions. KPRC’s ‘The Bench’ takes extra time to explain what is going on in the courthouse.

Facts of the case play a role in jury selection

AJ Armstrong’s grandparents are some of his biggest supporters. Expert Letitia Quinones says facts like this are part of what goes into the thinking when choosing the ideal juror for this trial. Watch this clip from ‘The Bench’ where she explains how it could play a role in jury selection.

We will continue to bring you the latest developments from the trial.

See the full first episode of ‘The Bench’ here.

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