Monday, March 31, 2008

Juries: Non-Citizen Jurors

Juries: Non-Citizen Jurors: "Saturday, March 29, 2008
Non-Citizen Jurors
Yesterday, the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice held its final public hearing on the use of the death penalty in California.

CA Death Penalty Juries Under Scrutiny KCBS News

State commission hears voices on both sides of death penalty debate San Jose Mercury News

One of the recommendations from the hearing was that more people of color should serve on juries deciding capital cases. The Commission went on to discuss the need to go beyond drivers' license rolls to find potential jurors. This finding nor the subsequent recommendation were surprising or even new to anyone vaguely familiar with the issue."

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