Authors

Nancy J. King

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Michigan Law Review

Publication Date

1993

Page Number

63

Keywords

jury selection, jurors, discrimination in justice administration

Disciplines

Civil Rights and Discrimination | Law

Abstract

As the Court has expanded its definition of jury selection techniques that violate constitutional standards, it has narrowed the circumstances that entitle defendants to postconviction relief. These two developments are now colliding; the emerging law is uncertain. One trend, however, is plain: divisions over the utility and propriety of applying harmless error, prejudice, and innocence standards to jury discrimination claims are deepening. By carefully evaluating the validity of some these disputes, I hope to have made remedial choices more informed and more attainable.

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