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Jurado casi totalmente blanco en Arbery Killing atrae escrutinio

• BLOG # 80 Nov 5, 2021 at 9:44:23 AM

Nearly All-White Jury in Arbery Killing Draws Scrutiny

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– The guidelines that allowed the judge to seat a panel with one Black juror were meant to remove bias from the process but have come to be considered a failure by many legal scholars.

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Opinion/Comment.

Southern states have a hundred years of systemic racism. No amount of civil rights legislation will change that reality. Local judges abide by local norms which accept racism as the status quo, and will support having a mostly white jury in a racially-motivated-crime court case.

Los estados del sur tienen cien años de racismo sistémico. Ninguna cantidad de legislación sobre derechos civiles cambiará esa realidad. Los jueces locales acatan las normas locales que aceptan el racismo como el status quo, y apoyarán tener un jurado mayoritariamente blanco en un caso cargado de racismo.