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‘Continues to undermine the integrity of the nation’s judicial proceedings’

Bob UnruhA public-interest law team is warning that the U.S. Supreme Court has gone into dangerous territory – now denying defendants in criminal cases their constitutional right to a 12-person jury trial.

The comments come from the Rutherford Institute, which had filed a brief in the case Khorrami v. Arizona.

In that case, the state had determined that courts could essentially avoid the requirement found in the 6th Amendment for 12-person juries and give defendants a jury of only eight members. …

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