An alternate juror in the
The man, alternate juror No. 6, had told Judge Yvette Palazuelos that he was moving to Atlanta, where he had bought a house. He said he would be paying rent in Southern California and house payments in Georgia starting next month. He told the judge he had thought the trial would be finished by mid-July, which does not appear to be the case.
"He has moved," Palazuelos told the remaining jurors Thursday morning, which marked the 33rd day of the trial. "Along with moving came some financial hardships."
Besides the 12 seated jurors, five alternates remain.
Harvard University sleep expert Dr. Charles Czeisler has been testifying Thursday.
The lawsuit was brought by Jackson's mother,