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Criminal Practice – Jury & Jurors – Voir Dire – Racial Bias – Limitations on Questions (access required)

  In this case involving a Black male and a shooting with police officers, defendant sought to question prospective jurors about (1) the possibility that they harbored racial biases against African Americans and (2) their awareness of and opinions regarding incidents of police-officer shootings of Black men. When the trial court prevented defendant from pursuing any ...

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