Supreme Court rules criminal jury verdicts must be unanimous, overturning decades-old precedent

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that state juries must be unanimous to convict defendants in criminal trials, overturning theย Louisiana second-degree murder conviction of Evangelisto Ramos that resulted in a life sentence when a jury found him guilty with a 10-2 vote.

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Published on April 20, 2020 -  00:38
Supreme Court Puts An End To Split-Jury Convictions
The US Supreme Court on Monday put an end to split-jury verdicts.

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