Supreme Court Orders Case Re-Examination

The U.S. Supreme Court orders lower courts in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana to re-examine three death penalty convictions for evidence of racial prejudice in jury selection. the decisions follow the high court’s may decision to overturn the conviction and death sentence of a Georgia man because of evidence that prosecutors intentionally excluded black people from the jury. The case the decision will affect in Mississippi the death sentence of “Curtis Giovanni Flowers.”

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