This article summarizes a recent amicus brief written by the Korematsu Center. It describes a Spokane, Washington medical malpractice case where juror racial bias toward a party’s attorney was used as direct evidence. It describes the momentum and mobilization of the amicus brief, and the success in the appellate courts. It is offered as a model for how law school clinics can engage in effective advocacy to help democratize the courts.
Robert S. Chang,
Bias in the Classroom, One Degree Removed: The Story of Turner v. Stime and Amicus Participation, 17 UCLA ASIAN PAC. AM. L.J. 100