Brady v Maryland requires prosecutors to provide a person accused of crime with all favorable information that might affect the case Fifty years after this ruling the failure to satisfy Brady obligations is commonplace Why? What can be done about it?
Every criminal defendant tried by a jury has the right to have that jury selected from a fair cross-section of the community. Defense attorneys can raise a fair cross-section claim under the Sixth Amendment, state constitutions and statutes, and the Jury Selection and Service Act.
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