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PEOPLE v. WILLIS, B135755

Violations of the Wheeler/Batson rule must be remedied only by quashing the venire and beginning jury selection anew with a fresh venire. Simply ordering sanctions against counsel who systematically excludes jurors from the panel on the basis of race alone is an insufficient remedy.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/16/2001
  • Published 02/16/2001

Judges

  • ORTEGA, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Tara M. Mulay, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Carol Wendelin Pollack, Assistant Attorney General, William T. Harter and April S. Rylaarsdam, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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