juries

SCOTUS Says Race Was Factor in Death Row Sentence

Nearly 30 years after a carefully constructed all-White jury convicted him of murder, a Black man living on death row will now get a new trial. Justice Clarence Thomas would rather that he didn’t.

Study: Racial Make-Up of Jury Pool Impacts Trial Outcome?

A Duke University-led study shows juries formed from all-white jury pools in Florida convicted black defendants 16 percent more often than white defendants.