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Flowers v. Mississippi
Citation:139 S.Ct. 2228
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After the killing of four store employees, the State brought charges against Flowers. Due to several procedural anomalies, Flowers was tried six times for the murders of all employees. After the sixth trial, Flowers was convicted for all four murders. Flowers alleged discrimination in the State’s exercise of peremptory challenges during the jury selection process, as it struck five potential black jurors, which he alleged violated the Batson rule.
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