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Criminal – Batson Claim – Juror Demeanor (access required)

At defendant’s second-degree murder trial, the trial court did not err in accepting as race-neutral a peremptory strike of a Caucasian juror based on her “long stares” at defendant, and the Court of Appeals upholds defendant’s convictions. The record does not reflect the racial makeup of the panel, but defendant used all of his strikes on ...

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