With North Carolinians heavily favoring the death penalty, and executions in our state becoming more frequent in recent years, our obligation as lawyers and laypersons to ensure that the constitutional rights of death penalty defendants are preserved is taking on added significance. One practice which deserves close scrutiny is prosecutorial use of peremptory challenges.

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