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Louisiana Unanimous is not enough

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Rev Pinkney

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The first law they adopted was the Jim Crow Law that created the 3-9 verdict. They  knew that this would impact all African  Americans , because the they could limit the blacks on the jury and their vote would not count in a jury dominated by white racists.In the Louisiana state convention in the 70's the law was amended to a 2-10 verdict for all felony convictions