George Zimmerman Trial: What Happens If There Is A 'Hung Jury'?Submitted by emalvini on Sat, 07/13/2013 - 19:36
George Zimmerman Trial: What Happens If There Is A 'Hung Jury'?
UPDATED 6:58 PM EDT Jul 13, 2013
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If the jury tells the judge it can't make a unanimous decision on all charges, the judge will read an Allen Charge to the jury -- a strongly worded letter encouraging deadlocked jurors to continue deliberations until they reach a verdict. An Allen Charge can only be read once during deliberations.