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August 9, 2014

Judge rules juror’s dismissal based on race, accused murderer could go free

After a finding that a prosecutor dismissed a potential juror because she was African American, a federal judge in Sacramento has ordered the release of a man convicted of murder in 1998 unless the district attorney moves to retry him by Aug. 25

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