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Archive for May, 2011

Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 27 May 2011

Freedom Friday- Lunch Break for Liberty

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This week Maine Freedom Watchdogs presents a video explaining how the people’s branch of government- the jury- can veto laws, just as the other three branches of government can. Please take a minute at lunchtime today to pass this short video on to family and friends! If you would like to recommend a jury-related video […]

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Jurors Doing Justice &Sixth Amendment | 26 May 2011

9th Circuit Panel Rules Juror Can’t Be Discharged Due to His Views on the Merits of a Case

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Eugene Volokh reports on a recent Ninth Circuit ruling in the case of Williams v. Cavazos in which a juror, who was reluctant to convict, was dismissed in the middle of deliberations: Dismissing a Holdout Juror in the Middle of Deliberations Because “His Mind Is Bent . . . Against the Prosecution” Volokh quotes from […]

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Freedom Friday &Function of Juries &Jurors Doing Justice &Lunch Break for Liberty | 20 May 2011

Freedom Friday- Lunch Break for Liberty

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In this week’s Freedom Friday, Phil Mocek discusses his court victory in which a jury delivered a resounding No! to harassment of citizens by government agents enforcing their personal whims rather than the law. We posted about his case here. FIJA spoke with Mocek regarding his jury’s role in protecting him from government agents who […]

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Volunteer | 18 May 2011

Outreach Opportunities- North Carolina, Illinois

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As we are having more requests come in for help in connecting activists with one another, we will likely be posting about these outreach opportunities roughly weekly. If you would like us to announce a call to activists in your area for outreach efforts you are coordinating, please e-mail us with the relevant information and […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 13 May 2011

Freedom Friday- Lunch Break for Liberty

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This week’s Freedom Friday features a very short cartoon explaining the history and power of jury nullification. Please take a few minutes today to pass this along to family and friends! If you would like to recommend a jury-related video for Freedom Friday, let us know in the FIJA forum or by sending an e-mail […]

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Volunteer | 09 May 2011

FIJA Outreach Opportunities for Illinois (Updated)

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We would like to let you know about two current jury education outreach opportunities in Illinois. If you are able to support either of these efforts, we would greatly appreciate your participation. Please note that the outreach campaign in Crawford County has been extended through the end of June 2011. Rock Island County Courthouse, IL […]

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