Jackson was among hundreds of Americans imprisoned on non-unanimous verdicts, which were ruled unconstitutional in 2020.
Nicholas Chrastil covers criminal justice for The Lens, a non-profit investigative newsroom in New Orleans.
Brandon Jackson was convicted of armed robbery by a 10-2 jury in 1997. Split verdicts are no longer legal.
Brandon Jackson is one of more than 1,500 people imprisoned in Louisiana on non-unanimous verdicts.