Challenge of a Fair Trial for White Supremacist

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White supremacist Matthew Hale, on trial for soliciting the murder of a judge, will face a jury that includes six non-whites. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates reports on the challenges of seating a racially diverse and objective jury in such racially charged court cases. WARNING: This segment includes racial language that may be offensive to some listeners.



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