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Unanimous Jury Necessity for Criminal Convictions, says Supreme Court

(Photo from Google images, captured from the movie.”12 Angry Men”; authorized under Fair Use Act) On April 20, 2020, in a divided opinion, the Supreme Court ruled that only unanimous jury may convict defendants in criminal trials. In considering the Sixth Amendment’s “trial by an impartial jury trial” language, Justice Gorsuch wrote in an opinion, […]