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Ramos v. Louisiana
Citation:140 S.Ct. 1390
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Ramos was charged and convicted of second-degree murder in state court. Ten of twelve jurors found Ramos guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, while the two others did not. Pursuant to state law, ten jurors was sufficient to convict Ramos for a life sentence without the possibility of parole.
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