Parkland mass shooter faces final judgment as jury selection begins on Monday in Florida

Posted on AllSides April 3rd, 2022
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Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel

More than four years after he gunned down 17 people at a Parkland high school, Nikolas Cruz is finally set to face judgment in a Broward County courtroom.

On Monday, barring any unexpected delays, prosecutors and defense attorneys will begin the process of selecting 12 jurors to decide one remaining question about the confessed and convicted mass murderer. Should he live or die?

Under Florida law, a decision to execute Cruz will have to be a unanimous one. Finding a dozen people to make it— plus alternates — is expected...

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