SC finds no Batson violation: CHATMAN V. COM. (SC 12/20/2007)

CHATMAN V. COM.
CRIMINAL:  Vire dire; Batson
2005-SC-000953-MR.pdf
PUBLISHED: AFFIRMING
OPINION: SCOTT
DATE RENDERED: 12/20/2007

SC affirmed Chatman’s convictions for drug trafficking and PFO 1st. TC did not err when it struck two African-American jurors for cause. Further, there were no Batson violations.

Digested by Scott C. Byrd
Olgin and Byrd

In affirming Chatman’s convictions for drug trafficking and PFO 1st, SC found voir dire was conducted properly.

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