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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

SCOTUS Overturns Murder Convictions Due to Racism

Court_front_med From NPR.com: The Supreme Court overturns a murder conviction and death sentence for a black defendant in Louisiana who said his trial was tainted by racism. A seven-member majority of the justices said the prosecutor improperly kept blacks off the jury. Listen. . . [Mark Godsey]

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