Supreme Court Sides With Death Row Inmate, Paving The Way For Appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court agrees that prosecutors threw out potential jurors because they were African-American.By Lauren Stephenson | May 23, 2016
A Georgia death row inmate is closer to having his conviction overturned after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in his favor Monday.
An all-white jury found Timothy Foster, a black man, guilty of murdering a 79-year-old white woman in 1986.
Foster and his legal team argued prosecutors threw out potential jurors in his 1987 trial because they were African Americans.