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A long day in court and the trial has not even started yet

No one with a background in the financial industry was allowed onto the jury for the long-awaited trial of Sean FitzPatrick and two other former top Anglo executives, writes Siobhan Brett.

2nd February, 2014

More than 300 members of the jury panel filed into the Courts of Criminal Justice on Parkgate Street on Friday morning and through the doors of the jurors' reception, held open for them by waiting officials.

Some 1,500 summonses had been issued by the Courts Service, with the expectation that close to one-third of those who received a summons would attend for empanelling.

Under the terms of the amended Juries Act, the state successfully applied for extra...

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