(Released June 2007) Members of the Manhattan community have long been concerned that juries in the county do not reflect a fair cross section of the community. In response to a particular concern expressed by members of the bar that people of color and Hispanics appeared to be underrepresented in the jury pools from which judges and litigants pick juries in Supreme Court, New York County (Manhattan), Citizen Action of New York tallied the apparent race and Hispanic status of Manhattan residents reporting for jury duty at jury assembly rooms for a 12-week period from November 2006 to February 2007.

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