The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard oral arguments in the case of Foster v. Chatman, which defense lawyers say lays bare the racism that can pervade the jury selection process as they argued on behalf of Timothy Foster, who was sentenced to death in 1987 by an all-white Georgia jury.
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
This is a good one to watch. Hardly a Jury of One’s Peers.
From arrest profiling, to jury tampering, to unequal sentencing.
This is one of the main Pillars of Protection in our Democracy that needs overhaul.