MOTION TO QUASH
A selection method resulting in the systematic exclusion of an identifiable group from representation upon the Grand or Petit Jury constitutes a denial of the indicted defendant’s Fifth Amendment right to “due process” and equal protection and, in the case of a “petit jury”, to his Sixth Amendment right to a jury comprised of a representative cross- section of the community.
See Coleman v. Alabama, 389 US 22 (1967);
Jones v. Georgia, 389 US 24 (1967) (noting burden upon state to explain disparity);
Sims v. Georgia, 389 US 404 (1967) [selection method];
Castaneda v. Partida, 430 US 482 (1977).