Section Newsletter Articles on Jury Selection

Batson revisited: Exploring racial bias in contemporary jury selection By Timothy James Ting Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, January 2017 Thirty years have passed since the hallmark decision of Batson v. Kentucky,. While racial discrimination in jury selection may no longer exist in such a blatant fashion as it did in yesteryear, attorneys should be aware of the subtle racial bias still present in contemporary jury selection.
Well-informed jury selection By Jennifer A. Haase Young Lawyers Division, December 2012 Author Jennifer Haase shares her experience using a different approach to jury selection.
Recent developments under Batson By Kathryn R. Hoying Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2007 In the matter of Mack v. Anderson, the appellate court addressed the seminal case on the prohibition against racial discrimination in jury selection, Batson v. Kentucky, and reversed the trial court’s denial of plaintiffs’ Batson motion.