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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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Jury Nullification &Volunteer | 09 Nov 2012

U.S. Juries Can Ignore Unjust Laws

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Many thanks to Nathan Sween for getting the word out about jury nullification in Merced, California with his letter to the editor published in the Merced Sun-Star this week! LETTERS: Sometimes U.S. juries can ignore unjust laws Jury nullification embodies several principles that are crucial to the success of our constitutional republic, including checks and […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification &Volunteer | 09 Nov 2012

FREEDOM FRIDAY: COOK COUNTY COURTHOUSE OUTREACH

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In this week’s Freedom Friday video, activists Mike Kalas and Dreadsen discuss their outreach efforts near the Cook County Courthouse in Chicago, IL. They explain the basics of jury nullification and its importance in protecting defendants from punishment under unjust or unjustly applied laws. Thanks to everyone who helped educate the residents of Cook County! […]

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FIJA in the News &Jury Nullification &Volunteer | 19 Oct 2012

Montco Man Arrested Handing Out Fliers at NJWeedman Trial

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Montco man arrested handing out fliers at NJWeedman trial A Pennsylvania man said he will pursue legal action against the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department and individual officers for his arrest Wednesday while handing out fliers about jury rights outside the county complex. Fernando Antonio Salguero and five others were handing out pamphlets from the Fully […]

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Volunteer | 07 Sep 2012

Call for Volunteers for Constitution Day (12 Sept) in Birmingham, AL

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Are you in or near Birmingham, Alabama? FIJA is looking for volunteers to share FIJA literature on the University of Alabama at Birmingham campus on Wednesday, 12 September for Constitution Day. If you would like to volunteer that day, please e-mail us at aji@fija.org or give us a call in the office at (406) 442-7800.

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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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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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Volunteer | 07 Mar 2012

Recruiting FIJA Activists, State Contacts, and Speakers for Utah

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FIJA is recruiting activists, state contacts, and speakers for the state of Utah. If you are interested in learning more about serving in either or both of these volunteer positions, please e-mail our outreach coordinator at kirsten(AT)fija(DOT)org. We have been asked to provide an outreach table and possibly a speaker for an event in Salt […]

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FIJA Calendar &FIJActivist &Volunteer | 23 Sep 2011

FIJA Will Be at the Cannabis Revival in Joplin, MO

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Mitch Ricahards, FIJA State Contact for Missouri, will speak at the Cannabis Revival Music and Arts Festival in Landreth Park;Joplin, MO Saturday, 24 September at 1:15 pm The festival is FREE, but organizers suggest a modest $10 donation (or whatever you deem fit) at the gate that comes with a give-a-way for your donation for […]

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FIJA in the News &Jury Rights Day &Volunteer | 13 Sep 2011

FIJA Activists Celebrate Jury Rights Day by Marching in Labor Day Parade

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East Moline’s Labor Day Parade was a fun filled day for many folks on Monday, September the 5th. Members of a local Ron Paul meetup and the local Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) in Illinois teamed up together to educate the large crowds that gathered together to watch East Moline’s Labor Day parade. Although Labor […]

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Jury Rights Day &Volunteer | 08 Sep 2011

Juror Education in Celebration of Jury Rights Day at Ravalli County Fair

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In celebration of Jury Rights Day, David and Leona Merrick and other Montana volunteers hosted a FIJA outreach table at the Ravalli County Fair. The fair, which has been held annually for more than a century, took place in Hamilton, Montana from 31 August through 3 September 2011. Drawing approximately 20,000 people, the Ravalli County […]

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FIJActivist &Volunteer | 30 Jun 2011

FIJA Reiterates Outreach Policy

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Misinformation has been circulated through the internet—by someone not affiliated with FIJA—regarding the status of Belvin Perry’s order banning distribution of FIJA literature at the Orlando and Orange County courthouse complex in Florida. We remind all activists that this order has not been removed. It is being legally challenged, but it is still enforceable until […]

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FIJActivist &Jury Rights Day &Volunteer | 21 Jun 2011

FIJA Banners for Events

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Within a few days, FIJA will have new banners available for events such as conferences, meetings, marches, speaking engagements, conventions, and other times when you’d like to make a significant statement to the public. All of these banners are suitable for table fronts, for above tables on the walls, for draping a podium, and for […]

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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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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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