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2 Jun 2010, 11:03 am by Thaddeus Hoffmeister
EJI today released a new report, “Illegal Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection: A Continuing Legacy,” which is the most comprehensive study of racial bias in jury selection since the United States Supreme Court tried to limit the practice in Batson v. [read post]
12 Jun 2017, 10:32 am by Francisco Macías
  Since colonial times, anti-miscegenation laws had existed in British North America and, after the Revolutionary War, in the United States. [read post]
24 Jun 2010, 10:11 am
[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] in Skilling v. [read post]
11 Dec 2007, 7:32 pm
United States, the United States Sentencing Commission voted unanimously to retroactively apply a recent amendment to the federal sentencing guidelines that reduces the penalty for crack cocaine offenses. [read post]
20 Jan 2012, 7:53 am by The Book Review Editor
It was this failure of communication and rigid application of the information “wall” that allowed Khalid al-Mihdhar and Nawaf al-Hazmi to pass into the United States unhindered and unnoticed; they were both on American Airlines Flight 77 which crashed into the Pentagon. [read post]
17 Jun 2020, 5:57 am by Eric Segall
In our entire history, there have been only ten African-American United States Senators. [read post]
7 Dec 2017, 5:01 am by Paul J. McAndrew, Jr.
But the ability to pick a forum to  bring a legal case is inherent in a federal system like we have in the United States. [read post]
11 Jun 2010, 6:12 pm
Sanford, which held that blacks -- whether slave or free -- were not citizens of the United States and therefore were not entitled to assert rights in US courts. [read post]