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Juries So White: Why the All-White Jury is Still so Prevalent in Michigan

By Christopher Hemry Executive Editor, Vol. 24 Michigan courts are insidiously tedious in the way they secure all-white juries.[1]For serious cases, more than 60 potential jurors are brought to the court, and then 14 are randomly selected to sit in … Continue reading

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COMMENT: Limited Voir Dire: An Inadequate Safeguard of the Constitutional Right to an Impartial Jury

  Last term the Supreme Court was indirectly confronted with the specter of juror racial bias and its threat to the constitutional right to an impartial jury.[1] Warger v. Shauers, 135 S. Ct. 521 (2014). While the Court ultimately sidestepped … Continue reading

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