The Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has held that a defendant is precluded from raising a Batson (race based striking of jurors) claim on appeal if he failed to object to the state’s use of peremptory challenges at trial. Haney v. Adams, No. 09-16148. Having experienced trial counsel is crucial to an effective defense and preservation of your rights on appeal. Count on the unequalled trial experience of Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Gabriel L. Grasso. Call today. 702-868-8866 or email gabriel@grassodefense.com.