Book Discussion on J.E.B. v. T.B.
This case examines whether gender-based jury selection violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the… read more
This case examines whether gender-based jury selection violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. Outside the courthouse, Ms. Brasfield discussed the use of peremptory challenges in jury selection and indicated that it is difficult to avoid discrimination and stereotypes in eliminating jurors. She was in favor of litigants using peremptory challenges on whatever basis they choose. Ms. Greenberger stated that gender is not a legitimate basis for eliminating jurors. close
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