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Prosecutor Said Juror Strikes Were Not Race-Neutral (access required)

Defendant is not entitled to reversal of his jury trial convictions for first degree murder and use of a firearm; the Court of Appeals says the trial court did not clearly err in finding that defense counsel’s peremptory strikes of two African-American veniremembers for alleged inattentiveness were not race-neutral under Batson. Defendant was charged with first ...

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