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New Report: 80% of People Still Imprisoned Due to Jim Crow Jury Verdicts are Black, Most Serving Lif

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New Report: 80% of People Still Imprisoned Due to Jim Crow Jury Verdicts are Black, Most Serving Lif
New Report: 80% of People Still Imprisoned Due to Jim Crow Jury Verdicts are Black, Most Serving Lif

New Report: 80% of People Still Imprisoned Due to Jim Crow Jury Verdicts are Black, Most Serving Life Sentences

The new orleans-based promise of justice initiative today released findings from a new report on the people incarcerated in louisiana after non-unanimous jury convictions.joining us now live is jamila johnson, managing attorney for pj's jim crow juries project.thanks for joining us jamila.

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Tell us about the reports findings.2.

The u.s. supreme court found non- unamimous juries unconstitutional.

Why are they sometimes referred to as "jim crow juries"?3.

Jim crow juries are headed back to the supreme court

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