Entries tagged with “Kristopher Love

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United States Supreme Court

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Apr 28, 2022

Supreme Court Refuses to Review Case in Which Texas Judge Seated Juror Who Believed Non-White Races’ More Violent

Five years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas death sen­tence when an expert wit­ness had tes­ti­fied that a Black defen­dant posed an increased risk of com­mit­ting future acts of vio­lence because of his race, the Court has refused to review anoth­er Texas cap­i­tal case in which the tri­al court per­mit­ted a juror to serve who expressed the very same view.