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Juror’s Request for Bible Verse Suggests Bias (access required)

A juror’s contact with her father during sentencing deliberations in a capital murder case, in which her father responded to her request for a Bible verse to guide her with reference to a “eye for an eye,” suggests a possible violation of defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to an impartial jury; the 4th Circuit reverses the ...

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