Batson v. Kentucky
Significance, Selecting The Jury, The Decision, Broadened In Scope, Further Readings
James Kirkland Batson
State of Kentucky
That the state acted improperly in selecting a jury for Batson's trial.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
J. David Niehaus
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Rickie L. Pearson, Assistant Attorney General of Kentucky
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor, Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (writing for the Court), John Paul Stevens, Byron R. White
Warren E. Burger, William H. Rehnquist
Date of Decision
30 April 1986
That the case must return to the lower court, and the prosecutor shall have to provide to the judge valid, nondiscriminatory reasons for his dismissal of four African American potential jurors.
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