A look at the killing that gave Oregon its 10-2 jury system

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon juries for decades have been permitted to convict felony defendants — save for suspected murderers — with a 10-2 vote, a system that only one other state in the U.S., Louisiana, employs. The federal government and all other states require a unanimous verdict for felony crimes, which include manslaughter, arson […]
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