Elisabeth Semel Affirms Importance of Lenix Decision on Jury Selection

Los Angeles Daily Journal, August 5, by Elisabeth Semel
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From the perspective of citizens who continue to be excluded from jury service based on their race, it is well past midnight. Like Wheeler, the Lenix decision is another one of those “affirmative steps to ensure that race plays no part in jury selection.” The question remains whether California courts are watching the clock.