Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Big Pharma Case Raises Questions of Jury Discrimination

A Federal appeals court is considering whether or not gays and lesbians may be struck from a potential juror pool based on their sexual orientation. While California has long prohibited litigants in state court from striking panelists on the basis of sexual orientation, federal courts do not currently have the same standard. KPFK’s Jasmine Broderick has more.