NO VERDICT AFTER FIRST DAY: Danny Masterson Trial, Day 22, end of day report
Well, folks, we have ended the first day of deliberations at the Danny Masterson trial without a verdict, and we’ll be coming back for the morning.
After the jury broke for an early lunch, we heard nothing from them in the afternoon, and we had to fill the time chatting with the other journalists.
At one point, a little after 3 pm, Judge Charlaine Olmedo came out to engage in a little small talk with us, and that was a special treat.
The Masterson clan stayed out in the hallway. They had only come into the courtroom when the question from the jury was read, which we reported on in our earlier dispatch today.
Naturally, people are speculating about that question, about the time the jury is taking, about every little thing. But of course we really don’t know what’s going on in the jury room or how long this is going to take.
We’ll be back in the morning to take up our vigil again. We are all counting on the jury delivering a verdict this week. We’ve heard that the Harvey Weinstein trial will be taking all of next week off for Thanksgiving, and we don’t want to contemplate something like that here.
The jury will be back here at 9 am, and so will we!
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