- August 24th, 2016

You might notice in jury trials, a lot of times the defendant is black and the jury all white, or at the very least , the jury does not look like a jury of the individual's peers. If you've ever wondered why this is so, the link below does a very good job explaining the realities of the situation, and it is a interesting listen.

The main case regarding peremptory challenges is called Batson v. Kentucky.  Below is a picture of James Batson and his mother.

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