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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Lee
Ramos v. Louisiana
Citation:140 S. Ct. 1390 (2020)
Ramos (Petitioner) was found guilty of second-degree murder in Louisiana trial court. The jury had twelve members, and ten members would have found him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, while the other two would have found him not guilty. Under Louisiana law, ten votes was sufficient to convict him. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
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