Originally Posted by cutthemdown
Um Peace the person said THEY WORK TOGETHER ON IT, which is true. Both sides get a certain number of exclusions or challenges. No way the defense is the only reason no blacks on the jury. Maybe it was just too tough to find blacks in the area without an opinion on the trial that showed an obvious bias. The media screws up our justice system in cases like this.
I never said the defense was the only reason there are no blacks in the jury. Duym Duym stated the defense has no control over jury selection when in fact they do.