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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Miller
Keith Filmore v. State
Citation:813 A.2d 1112 (Del. 2003)
Filmore (defendant) was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. Filmore’s counsel filed a motion requesting five special voir dire questions relating. One question, in particular, asked the following: “The alleged victims of this offense are White Females. The Defendant is a Black Male. Do you have any prejudice, however slight, against the Defendant which may [affect] your ability to render a fair and impartial verdict?” The trial judge refused to ask prospective jurors that question.
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