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CAV.: Jury should have been asked about jail-attire bias (access required)

A defendant who, at the request of the Commonwealth, appeared for his trial in jail attire and shackles should have been permitted to ask the jury during voir dire if his attire biased them. Not allowing the question was reversible error. Background Appellant Natajh Munford was tried and convicted for eluding police and driving with a suspended ...