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Civil Procedure Keyed to Cross
Thompson v. Altheimer & Gray
Citation:248 F.3d 621 (7th Cir. 2001)
Thompson (Plaintiff) sued her employer (Defendant) for racial discrimination. When selecting the jury, the Plaintiff used peremptory challenges to remove three prospective jurors. This did not include the juror Leiter, a business owner who said during voir dire she believed some employees unnecessarily sued their employer when they didn’t get a raise or other benefit. The trial court judge did not strike for cause Leiter based on these voir dire answers.
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