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Judge Sends Alternate Jurors Home from John Edwards Trial

Shoshanna Utchenik

If you’ve been waiting for an update in the John Edwards campaign finance corruption trial, here it is : Purple.

Judge Catherine Eagles already had her hands full with the media zoo around Edwards, before the alternate jurors seemed to get sassy. One kept flipping her  hair in his direction, and all were wearing the same color some days. Wednesday they all wore purple.

Yesterday Judge Eagles sent the alternate jurors home, a move some legal experts would have expected her to make in the first place, according to the Washington Post [2].

“Everyone in the courtroom is going to miss your cheerful faces, and we’ll regret not knowing the color for tomorrow,” Eagles said in her farewell.

To read more, click here [2].