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Courtroom Restraint of Defendant May Create “Racialized Presumption of Dangerousness and Guilt”
June 28th, 2022

Ervine Davenport was shackled without case-specific justification at his murder trial in state court in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Michigan Supreme Court found a violation of Deck v. Missouri (2005) 544 U.S. 622 and remanded for an evidentiary hearing on prejudice under Chapman v. California (1967) 386 U.S. 18.   “On remand, the trial court conducted […]

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