This article discusses the challenges the court will face in empanelling a jury for the upcoming trial of five former employees of Bernard Madoff. As some may recall, Madoff ran the largest Ponzi scheme in the history of the United States. The trial involving Madoff's five former employees is expected to last close to 6 months which for many jurors is too long. Due to the projected length of the trial, the article predicts that many of the prospective jurors will be retirees, the unemployed and people who work for the government or big companies. The article also explores the stress that long trials place on jurors.