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Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 79 (1986), was a case in which the United States Supreme Court ruled that a prosecutor's use of peremptory challenge in a criminal case—the dismissal of jurors without stating a valid cause for doing so— may not be used to exclude jurors based solely on their race. The Court ruled that this ...


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 ...


Nov 19, 2016 ... Peremptory challenges are different. Both the prosecution and defense get a limited number of strikes to make for no particular reason, other than to help their own case. Case History Before Batson. The first time the Supreme Court tackled racism in jury selection occurred in 1879 in the case of Strauder v.


Mar 14, 2014 ... Kelley next argues that the State exercised its peremptory challenges in a racially discriminatory manner in violation of Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 79 (1986). Specifically, Kelley argues that the State used 3 of its 18 peremptory challenges to remove all qualified African–Americans from the jury. Kelley ...


The prosecutor struck all four black prospective jurors and argued for a death sentence to. “deter other people out there in the projects.” At trial and on direct appeal, Georgia's courts denied Foster's claim of race discrimination under Batson v. Ken- tucky, 476 U.S. 79 (1986). During state habeas corpus proceedings, Foster.


Nov 2, 2015 ... The defense showed the names of the black jurors circled, highlighted in green, labeled with the letter "B." But lawyers for the state of Georgia said there's a reasonable explanation.


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 ...


Jun 2, 2014 ... A. Batson v. Kentucky and the Incomplete Demise of the Discriminatory Use of Peremptory Challenges . . . 1015. R. B. Strickland v. Washington and the .... 3 See, e.g., David F. Breck, Peremptory Strikes After Batson v. ...... incompetent the burden of demonstrating prejudice”); see also Kelly Green, Note,.


Bader, Cheryl G. (1996) "Batson Meets the First Amendment: Prohibiting Peremptory Challenges That Violate a Prospective Juror's ... of Jennifer Franco and Kathy Kelly. .... J.E.B. v. Alabama exreL T.B., 114 S. Ct. 1419, 1429 (1994). 8. See infra notes 101-10 and accompanying text. 19961. 3. Bader: Batson Meets the First ...