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Court refused to reseat improperly struck juror (access required)

Where appellant made a successful Batson challenge after the Commonwealth exercised a peremptory strike to remove the only “African American on the venire[,]” the trial court did not abuse its discretion by declining to reseat the improperly struck juror because this would prejudice the Commonwealth. In the trial court “The trial court acknowledged that it had made ...