Many of the struggles faced by the Biden family members are shared by the jurors who will decide the fate of the president's son

Hunter Biden, a former heroin addict, is a defendant in a case where he is charged with possessing an illegal firearm and making false statements

He got remarried after divorcing. He has had firsthand experience with death, having lost his brother to a brain tumor in 2015.

Hunter Biden is also the president's son, a fact that was hard to overlook given how frequently jurors mentioned Biden family members

Dozens of prospective jurors poured into U.S. District Judge Maryellen Noreika's court during an occasionally taxing selection process

Biden sat straight, peering behind peach-colored eyeglasses. Abbe Lowell, lead attorney for Hunter, kindly inquired after noon