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Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado
Citation:137 S.Ct. 855 (2017).
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Following jury deliberations, jurors discussed jury deliberations with defense counsel and disclosed racist statements were made by one juror (H.C.) which compelled him to convict Pena-Rodriguez. Jurors reported H.C. had tried to persuade others to convict on similar grounds. The trial court upheld the verdict, as jury deliberations are generally not grounds to challenge a verdict.
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