Tag: #Batson

Commonwealth v. Edwards

A highly-fractured Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an opinion that refused to extend double jeopardy protections. The defendant sought to bar a retrial after the Superior Court vacated his conviction,  holding

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Commonwealth v. Murray

In Commonwealth v. Murray, the Pennsylvania Superior Court created a substantial handicap to any criminal defendant who wishes to bring a Batson challenge. The assistant district attorney used all but

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