After spending weeks contemplating the fate of a suspected murderer, jurors often have been sent home with a judge’s thank you for their service, and nothing more.

But now Massachusetts court officials are considering the effect an intense trial experience can have on members of a jury, and whether a court-related counseling program should be tried to deal with the emotions sparked by difficult trials.

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