No. 89-5011.

499 U.S. 400 (1991)


Supreme Court of the United States.

Decided April 1, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert L. Lane, by appointment of the Court, 494 U.S. 1054, argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the brief were Randall M. Dana, Gregory L. Ayers, and Jill E. Stone.

Alan Craig Travis argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Michael Miller.*

JUSTICE KENNEDY delivered the opinion of the Court.

Jury service is an exercise of responsible citizenship by all members of the community, including those who otherwise might not have the opportunity to contribute to our civic life. Congress recognized this over a century ago in the Civil Rights Act of 1875, which made it a criminal offense to exclude persons from jury service on account of their race. See 18 U. S. C. &...

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