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Just How Many People Were Actually Inside the Perry Courtroom?

One hundred forty-eight, according to blogger Michael Petrelis, who took a head count just before 11am. That figure includes the judge, his staff, both plaintiff and defense tables, and the packed public seating. All of which led to some discomfort: “The courtroom was incredibly stuffy and lacking in ventilation.”

As vlogger Sean Chapin shows, the crowd outside was a bit larger: