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Raising, defending against ‘Batson’ challenges: a primer

Many lawyers associate Batson challenges only with criminal trials, or those involving race discrimination. But any party in a civil or criminal case may make a Batson challenge regardless of the issue at trial or the juror’s race, gender or national origin. The basis for the challenge derives from the juror’s own equal protection rights. History of ...

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