People v. Byrd, 2017 IL App (2d) 140715 (April). Episode 343 (Duration 5:07)
So when there is Batson violation, what is the appropriate remedy?
People v. Austin, 2017 IL App (1st) 142737 (April). Episode 342. (Duration 17:15)
Fact that multiple jurors of the same race have been stricken, without more, does not raise a prima facia case for a Batson violation.
Foster v. Chatman, SCOTUS No. 14–8349. Argued November 2, 2015—Decided May 23, 2016. Episode 189 (Duration 7:29)
Prosecution makes it pretty clear that they struck black jurors because of their race. [Read more…]
People v. Williams, 2015 IL App (1st) 131103 (November 2015). Episode 113 (Duration: 5:21)
No Batson problem when state struck 4 African American males but accepted one African American female. [Read more…]