ACLU of FL, Lambda Legal, National Association Public Defense, Florida Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, And National LGBT Bar Association filed an amicus brief in support of appellant Raymond Berthiaume. ACLU of FL, etc.. argue that peremptory challenges based on a prospective juror's sexual orientation violate the Equal Protection Clause and that limiting Voir Dire in regards to sexual orientation bias inhibits the right to a fair trial

Date filed

February 15, 2020


11th Circuit Court of Appeals