Suja A. Thomas – Scholarly papers and essays found at the Social Science Research Network. The author writes on the intent and practice of the Seventh Amendment. These are excellent essays well worth the time to read.
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Jury Nullification in Conscience Cases, William M. Kunstler
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Essay by William. M. Kunstler that appeared in the Virginia Journal of International Law.
The Importance of the Skeptical Jury, Clay S. Conrad
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On June 4, 2003, Edward Rosenthal was sentenced to one day in prison for growing marijuana. Rosenthal is clearly guilty. If the law is to...
FIJA and the Second Amendment, Don Doig
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We frequently hear the proposition that in the line of defense of our liberties, first is the ballot box, then the soap box, then the jury box, and finally, failing all else, the cartridge box...
Increase in Jury Nullification Verdicts Seen, Don Doig
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It's nice to know that years of effort by thousands of FIJA activists, involving thousands of news articles, media interviews, letters to the editor, scholarly articles and the distribution...
St. Patrick's Four Found Not Guilty of Conspiracy Charge
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Empowering the Jury as the Fourth Branch of Government, Justice William Goodloe
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Letter to the New Hampshire Telegraph Editor, Iloilo Jones
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Sir: It is impossible for juries to render just and informed verdicts if the full knowledge of their powers of discretion are hidden from them. Jurors have both a duty and a responsibility...
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More than facts were missing from the Federal Courtroom where Ed Rosenthal was tried and convicted last month. An informed jury was missing, and had been carefully excluded during the process of jury...
The Power of One Juror to Protect Your Rights, Robert Thornton
» 32.0 KiB - 857 hits - April 10, 2009
A timely article about changes in the law which allow convictions with less than unanimous jury verdicts.
Trial By Jury
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Forgotten Sentinel, Harvey Wysong
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