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Sociology Colloquium -- CANCELLED

Wednesday, 29 January, 2014

SOCIOLOGY COLLOQUIUM IS CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Unequal Protection under the Law: Encoding Racial Disparities in the Case of Smith vs Georgia

Stephanie Bohon, Professor
University of Tennessee, Sociology Department

Meghan Conley, James Farmer Postdoctoral Fellow in Civil Rights and Social Justice
University of Mary Washington, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Michelle Brown, Professor
University of Tennessee, Sociology Department

Their Paper examines "The Georgia Supreme Court ruling in the 2002 capital murder trial of Brandon Smith to illustrate how 'fair cross section' implementation in Georgia's legal system was used to create case law that institutionalized discrimination against Hispanic participation in the jury process."

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