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FIJActivist &Jury Nullification | 14 Oct 2016

-Another Threat of Illegal Arrest at Denver Courthouse

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Just yesterday we received word from Eric Verlo, a plaintiff on the lawsuit to make a preliminary injunction against this kind of behavior a permanent injunction, regarding an illegal threat of arrest of someone handing out FIJA brochures at the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse. The activist reports: Jury Nullification activist threatened with arrest. 8:40am, October 11, 2016. […]

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FIJActivist &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 16 Apr 2014

-FIJA Educates Future Jurors at Florida Liberty Summit

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Florida State Contact Bill Hickman represented FIJA at the Florida Liberty Summit held in Orlando, Florida from 4-6 April 2014. Hosted by the Florida Campaign for Liberty, this year’s event featured as keynote speaker Dr. Ron Paul, who has been an outspoken jury nullification educator. Hickman estimates that about 200 potential jurors picked up information […]

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FIJActivist &Jury Nullification | 13 Jan 2014

-Effective Juror Education Depends on Rapport

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Just wanted to pass along to all activists this morning a reminder that effective outreach depends on how we deliver our message. We got a call this past weekend from someone who got our number from a sign the caller described as being very prominent (bright yellow) that is currently located in a residential neighborhood. […]

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FIJActivist &Jury Nullification | 13 Dec 2013

-Minnesota NORML Hosts Talk on Jury Nullification

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Minnesota NORML will host Kirsten Tynan of the Fully Informed Jury Association at its December monthly meeting to discuss jurors’ rights and responsibilities in delivering a just verdict, including their right and duty to conscientiously acquit when a just verdict requires it. This function of the jury is also known as jury nullification. Jury nullification […]

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FIJA in the News &FIJActivist | 01 Nov 2013

-Jury Nullification Billboards Seen in and around DC Metro Stops

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Take a few minutes today to watch and share this interview on the local Washington, DC affiliate with Jim Babb regarding the ads placed in and around DC Metro stops we alerted you to a couple of weeks ago. Jim spearheaded the effort to place these ads which direct people to Google “jury nullification” and […]

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FIJActivist | 17 Oct 2013

-Liberty Activists Spearhead D.C. Jury Nullification Campaign

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Liberty activists around the country have come together for a general education outreach campaign this fall in Washington, D.C. They raised cash and Bitcoin to purchase advertising in the Washington, D.C. Metro facilities, and developed the backlit advertising display you see here located at Judiciary Square on the red line. These ads encourage everyone to […]

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FIJActivist &Jury Nullification &Jury Rights Day &Lunch Break for Liberty | 16 Aug 2013

-Jury Nullification History: The First Jury Rights Day

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The very first Jury Rights Day celebrations took place 22 years ago on September 5, 1991 when FIJA called for activists nationwide to spent an hour handing out juror education outreach material in their communities. Our inaugural Jury Rights Day announcement is below. How will YOU be spending Jury Rights Day in 2013? Is there […]

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FIJA Calendar &FIJActivist | 28 Jun 2013

-Juror Education at Firearm Freedom Day, 6 July in Corinth, MS

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Elaine Vechorik shares with us news of Firearm Freedom Day on 6 July in Corinth, MS. FIJA flyers will be distributed at this event! Events like this are a great way to educate the community long before they walk into a courthouse. As we all know, judges will explicitly misinform jurors about their roles once […]

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FIJActivist &Jury Nullification | 19 Jun 2013

-Jury Nullification Outreach at Hall of Justice in San Diego

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Many thanks to San Diego Americans for Safe Access for passing along this photo of individuals at the Hall of Justice in San Diego reading FIJA educational literature! The concept of jury nullification got a recent boost of exposure in the San Diego media when Mayor Bob Filner publicly advocated for jury nullification in the […]

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FIJActivist &Volunteer | 16 Nov 2012

Faces of FIJA Needed!

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We are working on the next edition of our newsletter, The American Juror. In this edition, we will be featuring “Faces of FIJA”, and we are asking for your participation. FIJA invites all of our state contacts, speakers, and activists, to submit photos of themselves along with their names and locations. We hope you will […]

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FIJActivist &Volunteer | 15 Aug 2012

Volunteers Needed for Paulfest in Tampa, Florida

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Are you attending Paulfest in Tampa, Florida, 24-26 August? FIJA is looking for volunteers to help host an outreach table. We will provide all the materials. You will just be there to hand them out and discuss jury nullification with people. If would like to help out for a few hours during Paulfest, please contact […]

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FIJA in the News &FIJActivist | 13 Aug 2012

Protesters hand out leaflets during jury selection in CopBlock.org wiretapping case

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Protesters hand out leaflets during jury selection in CopBlock.org wiretapping case About two dozen protesters were outside Hillsborough County Superior Court North Monday morning, greeting potential jurors in next week’s trial of Adam Mueller, 30, who is accused of recording telephone conversations with a police officer, high school principal and school secretary without their consent. […]

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FIJA in the News &FIJActivist | 13 Aug 2012

Jury nullification education still barely ‘legal’ in USA, rules judge

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Jury nullification education still barely ‘legal’ in USA, rules judge U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood said 80-year-old Julian Heicklin, who was arrested by FBI agents for passing out pamphlets marked “Jury Info” from an organization known as the Fully Informed Jury Association to an undercover agent, was within his legal rights under law to […]

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FIJActivist &Volunteer | 16 Mar 2012

Spring Activist Special: FIJA T-Shirts on Sale!

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Never mind that I drove home the other day through a blizzard. Last Saturday the weather here in Montana was GORGEOUS! That means that many of you activists are gearing up for outreach efforts outdoors now that warmer weather is arriving. To help you kick off your activities, we are offering a Spring Activist Special […]

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FIJA in the News &FIJActivist &Jury Nullification | 20 Jan 2012

Check out the FIJA Billboard!

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Here’s a photo of the FIJA billboard we mentioned a couple of days ago:

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