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Voir Dire: Your First Chance to Make a Good Impression

Some attorneys erroneously think of their opening statement as the first opportunity to present themselves to the jury. In reality, the jurors will begin getting an impression of you—and by extension, your case—as soon as you begin voir dire. 602 more words

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Supreme Court goes minimalist in jury selection ruling

How egregious must a state’s racially discriminatory behavior in jury selection be before the Roberts Court, with its pervasive skepticism toward claims of racial discrimination, is willing to rap the perpetrator’s knuckles? 568 more words

SCOTUS: Prosecutor Unconstitutionally Eliminated Potential Black Jurors In Murder Trial

With one vote short of a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court stood firm against discrimination in jury selection.

The justices ruled on Monday in favor of an African-American death row inmate who argued that the prosecutor prevented Black people from serving as jurors at his murder trial, … 358 more words

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SCOTUS: Prosecutor Unconstitutionally Eliminated Potential Black Jurors In Murder Trial

With one vote short of a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court stood firm against discrimination in jury selection.

The justices ruled on Monday in favor of an African-American death row inmate who argued that the prosecutor prevented Black people from serving as jurors at his murder trial, … 358 more words

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SCOTUS: Prosecutor Unconstitutionally Eliminated Potential Black Jurors In Murder Trial

With one vote short of a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court stood firm against discrimination in jury selection.

The justices ruled on Monday in favor of an African-American death row inmate who argued that the prosecutor prevented Black people from serving as jurors at his murder trial, … 358 more words

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SCOTUS: Prosecutor Unconstitutionally Eliminated Potential Black Jurors In Murder Trial

With one vote short of a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court stood firm against discrimination in jury selection.

The justices ruled on Monday in favor of an African-American death row inmate who argued that the prosecutor prevented Black people from serving as jurors at his murder trial, … 358 more words

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SCOTUS: Prosecutor Unconstitutionally Eliminated Potential Black Jurors In Murder Trial

With one vote short of a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court stood firm against discrimination in jury selection.

The justices ruled on Monday in favor of an African-American death row inmate who argued that the prosecutor prevented Black people from serving as jurors at his murder trial, … 358 more words

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