TITLE

RE-FRAMING THE 'FAIR CROSS-SECTION' REQUIREMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Chhablani, Sanjay K.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;May2011, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p931
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the under-representation of minority women in the juries of the U.S. Supreme Court in certain decisions made in the Burger Court and the issues related to the Sixth Amendment rights. A focus is on the fair cross-section requirements and the issues related to the doctrinal conflicts created during the construction of these requirements. The role of equal protection clauses and the need of alternatives for fair cross-section requirements are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
76111535

 

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