Wed, 10 November 2021
The US Constitution guarantees all people accused of crimes the option of a trial by jury. But is part of that guarantee that it takes a unanimous vote to convict? The Supreme Court says the answer is yes -- from this day forward. But what about Louisiana's 1500 prison inmates convicted by less-than-unanimous juries? And does it matter that 80% of those people are African-American. Jeremy Young of Al Jazeera English's Fault lines has the story, of Jim crow justice.