- On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court will hear Pena Rodriguez v. Colorado, a case about two visions of what a jury should be
- Dov Fox: While the first vision emphasizes objective decision-making, the other stresses jurors' subjectivity
- Court should resolve the tension by recognizing not all biases are equal; some discredit a jury, others legitimize it, writes Fox
Dov Fox is associate professor of law and director of the Center for Health Law Policy & Bioethics at the University of San Diego School of Law. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)The upcoming Supreme Court term promises to be a sleeper. Still down a justice, the court isn't slated to hear its usual blockbusters on the likes of abortion, affirmative-action or same-sex marriage. But its first day back in session does feature at least one intriguing controversy in the case of Peña Rodriguez v. Colorado.