Norris v. Alabama
(1935)
A U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned "the Scottsboro case," in which several black men were falsely charged with raping a white woman. The Court held that organized exclusion of blacks from jury panels (the pool of potential jurors) was a violation of a defendants' constitutional right to due process.
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