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Throughout the Country, Potential Black Jurors Face High Rejection Rates


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Throughout the Country, Potential Black Jurors Face High Rejection Rates

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

In hundreds of trials over a 10-year period, prosecutors in a Louisiana county rejected potential black jurors three times as often as they rejected potential jurors of other races—a trend which is reflected in court systems around the country, new reporting published Monday has found.