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7 Dec 2008, 7:28 pm
In two cases, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued rulings emphasizing the rights of defendants to cross-examine prosecution witnesses regarding evidence of their racial or ethnic bias.In Brinson v Walker (--- F.3d ----, 2008 WL 4890153 [2nd Cir 11/13/08])the court granted habeas corpus relief and vacated a New York state robbery conviction whee the New York trial judge precluded the black defendant from presenting evidence (both through cross examination and by extrinsic… [read post]
2 Mar 2007, 7:54 pm
Durling and the BIA for applying the wrong standard for CAT relief under the Convention Against Torture as set forth in Silva-Rengifo v. [read post]
20 May 2007, 11:05 pm by Denese Dominguez
The scope of voir dire and the form of questions propounded rests firmly within the discretion of the trial judge, as it is the responsibility of the trial judge to conduct an adequate voir dire to eliminate from the venire panel prospective jurors who will be unable to perform their duty fairly and impartially and to uncover bias and prejudice. [read post]
2 Jun 2021, 4:05 am by SHG
The district court concluded that a university’s bias in favor of the victims of sexual assault does not establish a reasonable inference of bias against male students, citing Doe v. [read post]
12 Nov 2009, 7:09 am
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled in Kerr v. [read post]
1 Mar 2017, 12:51 pm by Gwenyth Gamble
Virginia State Board of Education at al [opinion, PDF] that Virginia's redistricting scheme must be examined for racial bias. [read post]
12 Nov 2009, 2:57 am
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has just ruled in Kerr v. [read post]