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Muslim Terrorist Wannabe’s Jewish Lawyer Seeks to Bar Jews from Jury UPDATE

Cohn's effort highlights an increasing tendency, in an effort to achieve "fairness" towards accused terrorists, of marching along a road littered with the civil rights of others.

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In the American legal system, Silverglate told The Jewish Press, “exclusion would have to be determined on an individualized basis.”  In other words, you cannot bar an entire class of people based on a particular characteristic such as race, religion, or gender.

Efforts to reach Mr. Cohn for comment were unsuccessful.

UPDATE: Judge Vitaliano rejected Shehadeh’s request that Jews be barred from the jury, attorney Frederick Cohn told ABCNews.com late this afternoon.

Lori Lowenthal Marcus

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the U.S. correspondent for The Jewish Press. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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