Attorneys in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case resumed closed-door questioning of prospective jurors Tuesday, seeking out their attitudes about race, experiences with sexual assault and any effect pretrial publicity has had on them.
Prospective jurors in the Kobe Bryant rape case were asked their feelings on racial prejudice, interracial relationships, marital infidelity and justice for the rich and famous in an 82-item questionnaire released Monday.
Kobe Bryant's trial began Friday with hundreds of prospective jurors arriving at the courthouse in this Colorado mountain town to fill out questionnaires, the first step toward seating a panel that will decide whether the NBA star is guilty of rape.
Juror summonses for the Kobe Bryant trial are expected to start showing up in 999 mailboxes across Eagle County next week, the largest effort ever to seat a jury in an area home to million-dollar homeowners, professionals drawn by the mountain lifestyle.
With issues ranging from court access to questions for the jury, the judge in the rape case against NBA star Kobe Bryant is making decisions on a host of matters not dealt with before in Colorado courts.
Kobe Bryant's defense attorneys fired back at prosecutors, responding to complaints that they abused subpoenas and sought inappropriate information from prosecutors in an attempt to influence potential jurors.
Winning the fight over evidence and testimony is crucial when it comes to convincing jurors that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is guilty or innocent of sexual assault. Now, both sides have a month to outline the key issues.