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Oregon is one of only two states where defendants can be convicted by non-unanimous juries.

Oregon is one of only two states where defendants can be convicted by non-unanimous juries.

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  • Oregon and Louisiana are the only two states that allow a non-unanimous jury verdict to convict someone of a felony. But Louisiana lawmakers are looking to change that with a bill that would let voters decide whether to amend the state’s constitution to require unanimous verdicts. Jessica Rosgaard, an editor at WWNO New Orleans Public Radio, tells us about the bill.  
  

  • Scientists have imported dogs from Europe and Asia to protect sheep in the western states from wolves and other large predators. We learn about their study from Daniel Kinka, a wildlife restoration manager with the American Prairie Reserve.

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