The first day of the Cooke trial is over and it was almost exclusively spent selecting a jury.
The 10-person jury includes six women and four men. The group was pulled from a pool of dozens of potential jurors and will have to decide if Colorado City, Ariz., and Hildale, Utah, violated the civil rights of residents Ronald and Jinjer Cooke.
The trial is expected to last as long as eight weeks. If you need a refreshing on the major players in the case, check out this post from earlier today.
Other than selecting a jury, Tuesday was pretty slow; the only other things that happened were a series of legal housekeeping issues. However here are a couple of the highlights of the first day: