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Non-Unanimous Verdicts

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Have You Been Convicted of a Criminal Matter by a Non-Unanimous Verdict?

In April 2020, based on Ramos v. Louisiana, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution requires unanimous jury verdicts to convict in State criminal trials.

In a continued effort to uphold justice, New Orleans District Attorney Jason Williams has already granted new trials to 22 state prisoners who had been previously convicted by split jury decisions from 1974-2014.

Have You Been Convicted of a Criminal Matter by a Non-Unanimous Verdict?

In April 2020, based on Ramos v. Louisiana, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution requires unanimous jury verdicts to convict in State criminal trials.

In a continued effort to uphold justice, New Orleans District Attorney Jason Williams has already granted new trials to 22 state prisoners who had been previously convicted by split jury decisions from 1974-2014.

non-unanimous verdict New Orleans

What Can a Lawyer Do for Me in a Previous Split Jury Conviction?

Even if you have already exhausted your appeals, you may be able to apply for a new appeal to a split jury conviction. You need the services of an experienced attorney to navigate this latest change to Louisiana law. The specifics of your case must be shared with your defense attorney to file an appeal and create a comprehensive defense strategy.

Protect Your Rights

If you were convicted by a non-unanimous jury, you need to contact a New Orleans defense lawyer immediately to start the appeals process, collect information, identify mistakes or biases made in your previous trial, and present the best case possible for an appeal.

Don’t waste this opportunity. An experienced defense attorney is your best strategy to correct an unfair conviction.

Your attorney will:

  • Challenge your previous conviction
  • Identify & present evidence of biases or mistakes found in your previous case
  • Fight for a faster appeals process

Our Process

Evaluate Your Case

Evaluate Your Case

Develop Legal Strategy

Develop Legal Strategy

Fight for Your Rights

Fight for Your Rights

Don’t Wait for Justice. Make the Next Step.

If you or a loved one was unfairly convicted in Louisiana based on a split jury verdict, you may have new grounds for an appeal. Contact Joseph Bartels today to discuss your options. You have the right to speak to an attorney, and your lawyer will help you understand the stages of this process.

Being convicted by a split jury vote is now grounds for an appeal. However, the overwhelmed court system can slow the appeals process. Contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately to begin the process as quickly as possible. Don’t leave your future to chance. Give yourself the best possible opportunity for release.

Contact my Office at (504) 482-2900 Today if You or a Relative Have You Been Convicted of a Criminal Matter by a Non-Unanimous Verdict in New Orleans.

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