On 1 October 1999, in an action to enhance oversight of the PR mission area, the JSSA
combined with the Air Force-assigned Joint Combat Search and Rescue Agency to become the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency (JPRA), which had a much broader charter.
generally follow the JSSA in effectively holding that as long as the
violation of the JSSA, which she construed as imposing an affirmative
random jury selection procedures outlined in the JSSA.
the JSSA "refers to a fair cross-section 'of the persons
necessarily violate either the JSSA or FCS doctrine, and they are legal
Prior to the JSSA, many states employed a "key man"
35) The correct question where the Sixth Amendment and the JSSA are concerned is whether the defendant's right to trial by a jury "selected at random from a fair cross-section of the community"(36) has been violated.
In deciding that a certain degree of underrepresentation does not constitute "substantial" underrepresentation, courts have noted that neither the Constitution nor the JSSA guarantees juries or jury panels that are mirror images of the community.
While the JSSA applies to grand and petit juries, the Sixth Amendment applies only to petit juries.
WHO: Jewish Social Service Agency of Metropolitan Washington's Leadership Development Program WHAT: "Rock 'n Roll Bash" to benefit JSSA WHEN: Saturday, November 15th, 2003 7:00 p.
CONTACT: Edward Cooper, JSSA Bash Co-Chair, +1-301-654-9342, or ecooper@hsapr.