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4 Key Points in Conn. Judiciary’s Proposal On Juries and Race

Publisher: Law360, Connecticut Law Tribune, Hartford Courant
February 5, 2021

Chase T. Rogers was quoted in the Law360&article, "4 Key Points in Conn. Judiciary's Proposal On Juries & Race." The article discusses Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard A. Robinson sending Connecticut lawmakers a proposed package of legislation that aims to tackle the persistent racial disparities in jury selection in the state. The proposal is based on a recent report from the Jury Selection Task Force, convened by Connecticut's judiciary to look into the issue.

Rogers, co-chair of the task force, told Law360 Pulse that the goal of the commission was to do as much as possible to "eradicate any racial discrimination" in juror selection and performance.

Read the full article here (subscription). The task force and proposed legislation were also covered in, "Chief Justice Says Connecticut Will Move Swiftly on Justice-Reform Report" and "Kudos to Supreme Court on Jury Selection Task Force" by the Connecticut Law Tribune, and "Judicial task force says it can reduce jury bias" and "State Supreme Court calls for commission to study whether jury selection system is unfair to minorities" by the Hartford Courant

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