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Los jueces del Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico Supreme Court Chief Justice Maite D. Oronoz Rodríguez did not intervene in the case, while Associate Justices Luis Estrella Martínez and Ángel Colón Pérez issued dissenting opinions. (Archivo)

The Puerto Rico Supreme Court issued a majority (5-2) opinion yesterday ruling that jury verdicts must be unanimous to convict defendants in criminal trials, a decision that comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in April 2020 that convicting a criminal required unanimity.

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