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The VLW Quick 10: Reasons to Strike Jurors (that have survived Batson) (access required)

U.S. v. Batson and the cases that have followed that decision say that a lawyer can’t strike a potential juror based on race or gender. What reasons can a lawyer use? Here are 10 that worked in Virginia, taken from the pages of our paper: 1. INATTENTIVENESS. A juror was “looking all around the courtroom, not ...

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