judge in court now, but no jury. Wants to make a record, take a short break, then bring in the jury.
Judge says he sent both sides copies of the verdict forms last night
Reminder; Jury is not in the room yet. This is a final meeting before a short recess and then the jury will be brought in for their instructions.
Prosecution not requesting any changes to instructions or verdict forms
Defense requests no additional changes to instructions or forms, but says they 'maintain" all previous objections.
Defense confirms they want the judge to inform jury about defendant's right to not testify
@ms: Earlier we were told to expect the first to begin around 10:15.. but if they start late we all have to adjust
@trl2: at the end of the day
Judge says attorneys will get chance now to review each other's demonstrative exhibits.
@DocJ: You're very kind, but I need Tyler's help to get it all done. This is a team effort today in a big way