Lousiville, KY judge says panel wasn’t representative of the community even though they were randomly selected. Does he have the power to do this?

Unhappy with the number of potential black jurors called to his court last week, Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu Stevens halted a drug trial and dismissed the entire jury panel, asking for a new group to be sent up. And this wasn’t the first time Stevens, who is black, has dismissed a jury…

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