#101 The Racial Impact of Juror Exclusion

Postindustrial Criminal Injustice Podcast

Professor Ronald Wright

In today’s episode:

Jury service is THE way that members of the public participate in the criminal justice system. But who gets to serve? Are certain racial or ethnic groups excluded, and what’s the effect of these exclusions in the courtroom? An update on the groundbreaking “Jury Sunshine Project” from Professor Ronald Wright of Wake Forest University School of Law; he’s one of the co-leaders of the Jury Sunshine Project in North Carolina.

Ron’s NYT Op-Ed: “Yes, Jury Selection Is As Racist As You Think. Now We Have Proof
Prosecution That Earns Community Trust

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