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Apodaca v. Oregon
Citation:406 U.S. 404 (1972)
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Robert Apodaca, Henry Morgan Cooper and James Madden were convicted respectively of assault with a deadly weapon, burglary in a dwelling, and grand larceny before separate Oregon juries, all of which returned less-than-unanimous verdicts. Their convictions were affirmed by the Oregon Court of Appeals. All three sought review upon a claim that conviction of crime by less-than-unanimous jury violates the right to trial by jury in criminal cases.
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