Ms. Joyce Akhahenda, representing Colorado State Public Defender/Sam Cary Bar Association, testified in support of the bill. She noted that the jury process will benefit with more people of color serving.
Mr. Kevin McGreevy, representing self, testified in support of the bill. He discussed the rules committee.
Ms. Ann Roan, representing Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, testified in support of the bill. She discussed the constitutional right to participate on a jury, among other matters.
Committee discussion ensued about irrational acquitals, victims, and gender in implicit bias.