New York Times Covers Release of EJI Report on Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection


The release of EJI’s new report, Illegal Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection: A Continuing Legacy, was the subject of a prominent New York Times article today. The Times reported that “the practice of excluding Blacks and other minorities from Southern juries remains widespread and, according to defense lawyers and a new study by the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit human rights and legal services organization in Montgomery, Ala., largely unchecked.”