Discussion Question: An African-American defendant, who was charged - 22245

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Discussion Question: An African-American defendant, who was charged in a state trial court with bank robbery, objected to the prosecutor’s use of peremptory challenges to excuse three black men from the jury panel. The prosecutor explained that he excused the first juror because the juror had long unkempt hair, a mustache and a beard. The prosecutor then said that he excluded the second juror because the juror had a mustache and a beard. Finally, the prosecutor said that he excused the third juror because of the location of the juror’s residence in an area of the city that was noted for poor school attendance, and that the juror was not presently employed. The trial court overruled the defendant’s objection, impaneled the jury and convicted the defendant of robbery. On appeal, the defendant raises the issue that his Batson challenge should be upheld and his conviction overturned.

 

  • What standards should the appellate court rely upon in deciding this issue?
  • How should the appellate court rule? 
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  • What standards should the appellate court rely upon in deciding this issue?

 

Just for the justification of whether the Batson challenge was allowed under Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U. S. 79, the appeal court should determine whether the defendant really proved for the discrimination and excused all of the three black men and said in the excuse that the first man had a mustache, a beard as well as the long unkempt hair, the second one because of moustache and a beard and the third one because of not being employed. Besides that the main subject of discussion in the court was about just the persons who claimed for the

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