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Criminal Procedure keyed to Saltzburg
Taylor v. Louisiana
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Taylor, a male, made an objection to the petit jury which convicted him when his jury was made up of all men. His argument was that he was “constitutionally entitled to a jury drawn from a venire constituting a fair cross section of the community and that the jury that tried him was not such a jury by reason of the exclusion of women.” The state argued that he was not prejudiced because he was not a member of the excluded class. Taylor too his appeal to the United States’ Supreme Court.
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