CAFE Insider 07/01: Judging The Jury

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On this episode of the CAFE Insider, “Judging the Jury,” Preet and Anne focus on:

  • The majority opinion and the dissent in the Supreme Court’s recently decided Flowers v. Mississippi  
  • The dos and don’ts of jury selection
  • Their own courtroom war stories

REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

FLOWERS V. MISSISSIPPI 

  • Flowers v. Mississippi (2019), Oyez
  • Audio: The oral arguments in Flowers, C-SPAN, 3/20/19
  • “Excluding Black Jurors in Curtis Flowers Case Violated Constitution, Supreme Court Rules,” New York Times, 6/21/19
  • “Opinion analysis: Justices reverse death sentence for Mississippi inmate,” SCOTUSblog, 6/21/19

THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

JURY SELECTION

  • Batson v. Kentucky (1986), Oyez
  • Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s article: “Defense Presence and Participation: A Procedural Minimum for Batson v. Kentucky Hearings,” Yale Law Journal, 1989
  • “Learn About Jury Service,” United States Courts 
  • TV show: “Bull,” CBS

DOUBLE JEOPARDY

  • Gamble v. United States (2019), Oyez

JUDGE ANNE THOMPSON

  • Judge Anne Thompson’s appearance on CAFE Insider
  • “Judge Anne Thompson has seen it all in a long career,” The Trentonian, 11/25/12

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