Facts: When selecting a jury, both parties may remove potential jurors using an unlimited number of challenges for cause (e.g., stated reasons such as bias) and a limited number of peremptory challenges (i.e., do not need to state a reason). At the trial of James Kirkland Batson for burglary and receipt of stolen goods, the ...
Batson v. Kentucky. No. 84-6263. Argued December 12, 1985. Decided April 30, 1986. 476 U.S. 79. CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF KENTUCKY. Syllabus. During the criminal trial in a Kentucky state court of petitioner, a black man, the judge conducted voir dire examination of the jury venire and excused ...
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Wheeler,"1 and ultimately the United States Supreme Court in Batson v. Kentucky "2 to adopt a more liberal approach. Yet even the sixth amendment and ... Batson in the civil context; and Note, Vitiation of Peremptory Challenge in Civil Actions: Clark v. City of ...... Kelly, 397 U.S. 254, 267 (1970) (quoting Armstrong v. Manzo ...
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framework of failing to provide meaningful protection against purposeful discrimination,5 and, specifically, of being vulnerable to an. 1 Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 79, ... on a juror's neighborhood, and be immune from Batson's protections ...... discretion to determine best procedure to be used in any given case); Kelly v.
Beyond Batson v. Kentucky: A Proposed Ethical. Rule Prohibiting Racial Discrimination in Jury. Selection. Andres G. Gordon. This Article is brought to you for free and open access by FLASH: The Fordham Law Archive of Scholarship and History. It has been accepted for inclusion in Fordham Law Review by an authorized ...
Jun 28, 2010 ... is barred by Batson v Kentucky, 476 US 79; 106 S Ct 1712; 90 L Ed 2d 69 (1986), because it is motivated by race, a trial court may ... Opinion. Chief Justice: Marilyn Kelly. Justices: Michael F. Cavanagh. Elizabeth A. Weaver. Maura D. Corrigan. Robert P. Young, Jr. Stephen J. Markman. Diane M. Hathaway ...
This Article is brought to you for free and open access by Scholarly Commons @ IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. It has been accepted for inclusion ... action he advocated clearly unconstitutional under Batson v. Ken- tucky,2 as any minimally informed ...... 165. See Brown v. Kelly, 973 F.2d 116, 119 (2d Cir. 1992). 166.