Does the Constitution guarantee the right to a unanimous jury verdict in criminal trials? Policy analyst Jay Schweikert of the Cato Institute's Project on Criminal Justice presents the case of Ramos v. Louisiana in which the Supreme Court will examine whether the Fourteenth Amendment fully incorporates the Sixth Amendment guarantee of a unanimous verdict. Oral argument is October 7, 2019.

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