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Black jurors need not apply

If you’re black, you may have trouble getting on to a jury. The way in which jurors are chosen in the United States is intended to ensure an unbiased jury; and part of that process is the right of “peremptory challenge,” by which the prosecution and the defense are each allowed to reject a certain number of potential jurors without having to prove them unfit.

Washington and Lee hosts lecture by Harvard professor Tommie Shelby on The Case of Disadvantaged Black Men

Tommie Shelby, professor of African and African American studies and professor of philosophy at Harvard University, will give a lecture at Washington and Lee University on Wednesday.