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Louisiana All-American Sports on Louisiana’s non-unanimous jury law, the Angola 3 and criminal justice reform

Louisiana All-American Sports spoke with Southern University Law Center Professor Angela Allen-Bell for the hour during their August 18th program.

Among the topics discussed in this excellent discussion, Professor Bell spoke about the November 6th constitutional amendment to change Louisiana’s non-unanimous jury law, the history of the 10-2 jury conviction law in Louisiana and its consequences for criminal justice. She also explained the case of the Angola 3, three men put into solitary confinement for decades for organizing a Black Panther chapter inside the Louisiana State Penitentiary to stop prisoner abuse.

We encourage you to listen to this episode of LAAS if you missed it originally and pass it on to others.

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