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# Although the Supreme Court ruled as long ago as 1880 that

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Although the Supreme Court ruled as long ago as 1880 that [#permalink]

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22 Jul 2009, 22:35
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Although the Supreme Court ruled as long ago as 1880 that Blacks could not be
excluded outright from jury service, nearly a century of case-by-case adjudication has
been necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be
drawn from
“a fair cross section of the community.”

(A) has been necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be
(B) was necessary for developing and enforcing the principle of all juries being
(C) was to be necessary in developing and enforcing the principle of all juries to be
(D) is necessary to develop and enforce the principle that all juries must be
(E) will be necessary for developing and enforcing the principle of all juries being
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22 Jul 2009, 23:18
I think this question has been discussed before.You can search the question and you will find the post.

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23 Jul 2009, 13:21
As I did not find either, here is my explanation.

A CORRECT
B "the principle of all juries being" is awkward
C "was to be necessary in" is grammatically incorrect
D It has the same structure of A, but uses "is". As we are talking about something that started in the past A is the best choice.
E "the principle of all juries being" is awkward

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23 Jul 2009, 21:08
OA is A...
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Re: Supreme Court Ruling   [#permalink] 23 Jul 2009, 21:08
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