IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
February 23, 2006
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
CARL L. PARKER ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, District Judge
The Court takes this matter up for the purpose of advising Defendants how certain matters will proceed at trial, which is scheduled to begin on March 13, 2006. The Court ADVISES Defendants that, in accordance with Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 24(b)(2), the Court will allow Defendants twelve peremptory challenges, which they can utilize in concert or divide evenly. Additionally, the Court ADVISES the parties that it will select two alternate jurors in this matter. Defendants must use the one additional peremptory challenge provided for by Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 24(b)(4) jointly and must come to an agreement on the exercise of that challenge.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David RHerndon United States District Judge
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