Revealing Racist Roots & Probability of All-White Juries
Rico Gutstein, Joyce Sia
Probability, Permutations, Combinatorics
Lynching, Prisons, Criminal Justice, Racial Discrimination, Juries
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In Jena, Louisiana, a young black man was convicted by an all-white jury of attempted murder after a fight that occurred because a noose had been found on campus. This project investigates the probability of an all-white jury being selected, as well as deeper issues related to the case of the Jena 6.