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Supreme Court troubled by DA's rejection of black jurors

...featured no discussion of limiting the discretionary, or peremptory, decisions to reject potential jurors. Justice Thurgood Marshall warned in the 1986 Batson case that racial discrimination would persist until those discretionary jury strikes were...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-03/supreme-court-troubled-das-r
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Justices review choice of all-white murder trial jury

...Those are called peremptory strikes, and they have been the focus of the complaints about discrimination.Justice Thurgood Marshall warned in the Batson case that the court's decision, which he supported, would not cure the problem."The decision...

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This Day in History

...constitutional rights prior to questioning by police. In 1967, President Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1971, The New York Times began publishing the...

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...their constitutional rights prior to questioning by police. In 1967, President Johnson nominated Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1971, The New York Times began publishing the...

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This Day in History

...game against the New York Highlanders. (The Tigers won 5-3.) In 1967, the Senate confirmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the first black justice on the Supreme Court. In 1996, President Clinton and Vice President Gore, fresh from...

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This Day in History

...the comic strip "Peanuts," created by Charles M. Schulz, was first published in nine newspapers. In 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. He was the first black appointed to the nation's...

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This Day in History

...the comic strip "Peanuts," created by Charles M. Schulz, was first published in nine newspapers. In 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; he was the first black appointed to the nation's...

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This Day in History

...the comic strip "Peanuts," created by Charles M. Schulz, was first published in nine newspapers. In 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court; he was the first black appointed to the nation's...

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This Day in History

...against the New York Highlanders. (The Tigers won, 5-3.) In 1967, the Senate confirmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1987, a redesigned space shuttle booster, created...

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...rules that prohibited lawyers from advertising their fees for routine services. In 1991, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black to sit on the nation's highest court, announced his retirement. In 1997, the Supreme Court...

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