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Brett Kavanaugh joins with liberal Supreme Court judges to lambast a racist prosecutor

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20.03.2019

Justice Brett Kavanaugh seemed to take an uncharacteristically liberal stance when hearing an important case involving prosecutorial racism this week.

Kavanaugh and some of his conservative colleagues on the bench were highly critical of a Mississippi prosecutor accused of striking black jurors from a case involving an African American accused of murder, according to ThinkProgress. The case, Flowers v. Mississippi, involves the accused murderer Curtis Flowers challenging the fact that District Attorney Doug Evans has tried him six times for the same murder, even though Mississippi courts have twice deemed his attempts to exclude black jurors as unconstitutional.

Kavanaugh voiced his objections to Evans' conduct by pointing out that he had struck 41 of the 42 African-American........

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