The jurors – seven men and five women in total – convicted Dr. Conrad Murray of involuntary manslaughter in the death of music legend Michael Jackson. They deliberated for less than nine hours after the six-week trial.
Here's the background on the Latino jurors.
- Hispanic man, 51, from Whittier. A U.S. Postal Service supervisor who oversees 30 people and has some college education. Believes celebrities bend the rules and feel they can act as they please. Considers himself a fan of Jackson's music. First-time juror. Has five children, five grandchildren.
- White woman, 57, born in Spain, lives in Alhambra. Account manager who supervises others and has some college. Watches "CSI" and followed the O.J. Simpson case on TV. Has been on five juries and was once a forewoman. All those juries reached verdicts. Believes celebrities feel they can act as they please. Not a fan of Jackson. Divorced, with two children, two grandchildren.
- Hispanic male, 39, from Tujunga. Bachelor's degree in sociology. Works in product management. Listens to Howard Stern. Believes celebrities use status to get what they want. A Jackson fan who saw last few minutes of "This Is It" on TV. Served on one civil jury. Married with two children.
- Hispanic woman, 54, from San Gabriel Valley. High school graduate and office manager at husband's moving van business. Said the Casey Anthony case showed a jury that saw evidence differently than the public majority. Was juror on two civil cases that ended with verdicts. Watches Fox News, listens to talk radio. Not a Jackson fan but loved his music as a young girl. Has four grown children.
- Hispanic man, 52, from Lynwood. School bus driver with some college. One prior jury experience. Believes celebrities get away with crimes because of their status. Not a Jackson fan but thinks he was a good artist. Spouse is mail carrier. Four children and one stepchild.
- Hispanic woman, 36, from Whittier. Workers compensation service representative. Some college. Followed the Casey Anthony case because it involved a child. Wounded in a drive-by shooting in 1993. Once served on jury that reached a verdict. Single with two children, lives with boyfriend who has three kids.
Based on reporting by The Associated Press.