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Denial of Juror Questionnaires is Harmless Error (access required)

A district court’s refusal to provide the defense with clean copies of the juror questionnaires was clearly an abuse of its considerable discretion in the proceedings after remand on a capital murder defendant’s Batson claim, but the 4th Circuit says the error was harmless, as the record shows the error in refusing to allow defendant ...