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Are you fully informed about jury nullification?

FIJA in the News | 17 Nov 2011

Letter: Are jurors aware of this power?


Big thank you to Neal Weeks whose letter to the editor was published in today’s Naples Daily News in Naples, FL, complete with a link to FIJA’s website so readers can easily find more information!

Letter: Are jurors aware of this power?, by Neal Weeks

After years of dissatisfaction of our court system and wondering how a judge could overturn a jury decision, or why juries seemed to have no room for personal judgment of the case they are deciding, I came across a term I had never heard before: jury nullification.

This is a powerful term which apparently is never discussed or admitted to prospective jurors or sitting jurors.

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