DOJ’s Proposed Jury Questions ‘Risks Tainting’ Bankman-Fried’s Panel, Defense Says

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“Finally, we specifically object to Question 31, which seeks to elicit irrelevant information,” he concluded. “The question asks whether potential jurors or their close friends or relatives have ‘ever been stopped or questioned’ by law enforcement. This question appears designed to elicit information concerning potential jurors’ encounters with law enforcement and law enforcement practices that disproportionately affect people of color. Neither race nor police misconduct are relevant to the instant case, and this question risks improperly excluding potential jurors on the basis of race.”

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