4.) Race of the Jury

  • 05/16/2019 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
4.) Race of the Jury
Photo: Federal Courthouse, Pecos, Tex. [Public domain]
The Supreme Court will review a case that looks at the death penalty and way the race of the jurors affects the decision. 

The argument it does stems from a case where an African American man stood accused of murder, and the prosecutor struck every African American from being on the jury during the selection process. 

This case could have a lasting impact on the jury selection process.

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