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Criminal – Racial Bias In Jury Selection – Evidence – Other Acts (access required)

Although the government used three peremptory strikes against black jurors, the district court did not clearly err in concluding that the explanations for the strikes offered by the government were credible and race-neutral. One juror was struck because her last name was the same as someone the government's attorney had prosecuted from the same town. Another ...