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Did Outdated Laws in Louisiana Help Convict an Innocent Man?


In Louisiana, non-unanimous juries are able to convict someone of a felony, thanks to a law that legal experts call outdated and potentially dangerous.

Such is the case of Troy Rhodes, a 37-year- old African-American man who was convicted by a 10-2 jury verdict in New Orleans and sent to prison for 149 years for crimes he may not have committed.

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