Why Is It So Easy for Prosecutors to Strike Black Jurors?

By: GILAD EDELMAN of The New Yorker

Would the case of Timothy Tyrone Foster, a black man sentenced to death by an all-white jury, have had a different verdict if there were black jurors present as well? The potential black jurors were struck down by prosecutors. Read more about the situation and how this happened.

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/why-is-it-so-easy-for-prosecutors-to-strike-black-jurors

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Last Updated: 2/16/16