An update to note Mr. Martoma’s conviction on insider trading charges despite pulling some apparently highly intelligent jurors well versed in skepticism and complexity. They also asked careful questions. According to Dealbook: "The jury of seven women and five men … includes a lawyer, a New York University professor and a chief executive — began deliberating shortly after 10 a.m. Most had battled a winter storm and icy roads to arrive on time at the federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan."
The Martoma trial jury is interesting; it includes two lawyers. DealBook explains: