A Question On Voir Dire That You Need To Anticipate

Can you support the Black Lives Matter movement and serve on a jury?

From the Marshall Project:

Prosecutors around the country have taken to asking potential jurors if they support the aims of the BLM movement as a stand-in for their views about race and policing.  If the answer is “yes” the prosecutor then moves to remove that juror from the criminal trial.  Defendants have challenged some of these strikes and appeals courts around the country have come to different conclusions about whether they violate Supreme Court precedent outlawing discrimination against jurors.  Now pending in California is another test case, involving a double-murder conviction.  TMP’s Abbie VanSickle has our story.

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