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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, March 6, 2017

Opinion concluding that Sixth Amendment requires exception to no-impeachment rule when juror's statement indicates reliance on racial bias or animus

Justice Kennedy delivered the opinion of the Court in Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado. Justice Thomas filed a dissenting opinion. Justice Alito also filed a dissenting opinion, in which the Chief Justice and Justice Thomas joined.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2017/03/opinion-concluding-that-sixth-amendment-requires-exception-to-no-impeachment-rule-when-jurors-statem.html

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