Today could be the last day of jury selection in the case of the man accused of killing former student body president Eve Carson.
After getting off to a slow start, Judge Allen Baddour told potential jurors Thursday he is hopeful arguments in the trial of Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr. will begin Monday or Tuesday.
Three jurors were selected Thursday, bringing the total number to nine.
Twelve people will sit on the jury. Baddour hasn’t yet determined whether two or three alternates will be selected.
Four women and five men have been selected to serve on the predominately Caucasian jury that now includes one black male.