Nation Jun 22

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case

A Mississippi prosecutor has tried and failed six times to send Curtis Flowers to the death chamber, with the latest trial conviction and death sentence overturned on Friday because of racial bias in jury selection. Now, that same prosecutor must…

Politics Mar 19

The Supreme Court stands in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2019. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
Supreme Court set for case on racial bias in jury selection

This week, the Supreme Court will consider whether Curtis Flowers' conviction and death sentence in a sixth trial should stand or be overturned for a familiar reason: because prosecutors improperly kept African-Americans off the jury.