Taylor v. Louisiana
Significance, Jury Concerns, For All Intents And Purposes . . ., A Fair Cross-section, Further Readings
Billy Jean Taylor
State of Louisiana
That Louisiana's jury selection system violated his right to trial by an impartial jury under the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
William M. King
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Kendall L. Vick
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, William O. Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White (writing for the Court)
William H. Rehnquist
Date of Decision
21 January 1975
Louisiana's jury selection process, which excluded women who failed to register, violated Taylor's Sixth and Fourteenth Amendment rights.
- Hoyt v. Florida, 399 U.S. 524 (1970).
- United States v. Townsley, 856 F.2d 1189 (1988).
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