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In 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Keva Landrum violated the Constitution when, as a judge, she permitted nearly a dozen Black people to be struck from serving on a jury in a high-profile murder case.
Kyle C. Barry
A Texas judge approved a Batson motion, then overruled it. But a transcript shows that a Black man was struck unfairly, the attorney said.
A statewide pattern of discrimination in jury selection has gone largely uncorrected, while lives remain in the balance, advocates say.
As public servants, prosecutors should be willing to put their cases before anyone in the communities they serve.
Vida B. Johnson
A single training document uncovered in a prosecutor’s files could save Russell William Tucker’s life.