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Vasquez v. Hillery
Citation:474 U.S. 254 (1986)
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Hillery (Respondent), a Black man, unsuccessfully moved to quash an indictment for murder against him on the grounds that Black individuals had been systematically excluded from the grand jury. At trial, he was convicted of murder and sentenced to prison. The district court later granted his motion for post-conviction relief, on the basis that the grand jury had discriminated against him.
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