In Batson v. Kentucky, the 1986 Supreme Court decision that made it unconstitutional to use the peremptory challenge to reject jurors on the basis of race, Justice Thurgood Marshall applauded the majority for its holding.
Hochman, Rodger L.
"Abolishing the Peremptory Challenge: The Verdict of Emerging Caselaw,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 17
, Article 15.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol17/iss4/15