Brief Fact Summary. Petitioner was convicted by a fiver person jury.
Synopsis of Rule of Law. “Because of the fundamental importance of the jury trial to the American system of criminal justice, any further reduction [of the number of members on a jury below six] that promotes inaccurate and possibly biased decisionmaking [sic], that causes untoward differences in verdicts, and that prevents juries from truly representing their communities, attains constitutional significance.”
“Whether a further reduction in the size of the state criminal jury.