A jury has been seated in the defamation trial against Rolling Stone over its now discredited story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia.
The jury of eight women and two men was seated Monday. Only seven, to be specified later, will deliberate; three will be alternates.
Opening arguments begin Tuesday.
UVa administrator Nicole Eramo wants $7.85 million from the magazine for its portrayal of her in the 2014 story. She claims it portrayed her as the "chief villain."
It told the harrowing account of a woman identified only as Jackie, who claimed she was gang raped by seven men in a fraternity initiation. A police investigation found no evidence to back up Jackie's claims and details in the narrative didn't hold up under scrutiny by other media.
2:55 p.m.: This article has been updated with the jury being selected.