Harsh Words For Shkreli From Jurors As Selection Begins

Law360, New York (June 26, 2017, 10:04 PM EDT) -- Jury selection began on Monday in the securities fraud trial of former Retrophin Inc. and Turing Pharmaceuticals boss Martin Shkreli, with roughly 20 potential jurors being excused for cause due to their opinions of the controversial pharma executive, who one juror called, “the most hated man in America.”

Nearly 180 jurors were called into the Brooklyn courtroom of U.S. District Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto for possible service on a panel of 12 primary jurors and six alternates to decide Shkreli’s fate, but it quickly became apparent...
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