Supreme Court rules race bias among jurors may require a new trial


WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court took a strong new stand against racial bias in jury rooms, ruling for the first time that reports of racist comments by jurors may require setting aside a verdict and holding a new trial. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, announcing the court’s decision Monday, wrote that the “imperative to purge racial prejudice…


Supreme Court rules race bias among jurors may require a new trial
Supreme Court rules race bias among jurors may require a new trial

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