It promises to be another busy day in the courtroom as the Derek Chauvin trial continues.

The Judge has taken the defense’s request for a continuance under advisement as jury selection continues today. On Monday, the defense argued that the publicity created by the city of Minneapolis’ $27 million settlement with the family of George Floyd was problematic…

Of the eight potential jurors up for consideration to be seated on the jury Monday, two were accepted, six were excused and only one of those excused jurors mentioned hearing about the settlement. Another excused juror said he had strong concerns about security…

So far, nine jurors have been seated. The judge says the goal today is to get through five prospective jurors in the morning and four in the afternoon. The end goal is 14 jurors total.