Pardon our mess!
We are in the process of upgrading and reorganizing the Library, and this page is currently undergoing changes. The attached files at the bottom of this page (listed under Newsletters to Be Reorganized) are being reviewed and summarized for easier accessibility and reading. As we get to each of them, you’ll see links to them heading Reorganized Newsletters. Once all the newsletters are summarized and arranged in reverse chronological order, the file listing a the bottom of this page will be removed.

Reorganized Newsletters

The FIJActivist, Summer 1997, Volume 9, Number 1
—report on FIJA participation at HempAid ’97
—Jury Rights Day 1997
—”The FIJA Creed”—FIJA has no political agenda
—State News
—Laura Kriho appeal filed and other updates in the Kriho case
USA v. Thomas extends definition of ‘incapable’ to include jurors bent on nullification
—book review of We, The Jury by Godfrey Lehman
—book review of Great American Political Repair Manual by Sam Smith
—Letters to the Editor
—”Ignorance Strikes from Left and Right”—a response to criticisms from across the political spectrum
—several separate responses to an article by Judge Frederic Rodgers in the ABA Journal disparaging jury nullification and FIJA
—jurors expressed regret for convicting 19-year-old Kevin Gillson of statutory rape for having sex with his 15-year-old girlfriend (who became his fiance) and even sought a pardon for him
—”Examining the Dougherty ‘All-Knowing Assumption’: Do Jurors Know About Their Jury Nullification Power?”
—mistrial declared by judge in Missouri because of FIJA literature

The FIJActivist, Winter 1992, Number 10
—The Jury According to Webster- 1828
—charges dropped against Dixianne Hawks for sharing FIJA materials
—state news
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—FIJA seeks 501(c)(3) status
—”The American Jury: Celebrating 200 Years of Justice by the People”
—Fully Informed Jury Association Candidate Questionnaire
—”Stars Sitting on THE BENCH?”- FIJA seeks judges who would allow jury deliberations to be filmed
—FIJACon II announced
—Trail Tails- reports from Larry Dodge’s speaking/activist tour
—”The Political History of Jury Nullification”
—Letters to FIJA

The FIJActivist, Special Outreach Issue
—”Proposed Language for a FIJA Statute”
—”What is ‘FIJA’?”
—”New Hope for Freedom: Fully Informed Jurors”
—”Answering the Hard Questions”
—”U.S. v. Span: Sad Saga in Phoenix”
—FIJA’s selected quotations
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—list of references on jury nullification
—Letters to FIJA
—PSA project

The FIJActivist, Autumn 1991, Number 9
—state news
—six state governors sign Jury Rights Day proclamations
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—State of Maryland v. Rick Warren Jack
—FIJA HQ news
—”Jury Education Is the Key”
—Trail Tails- reports from Larry Dodge’s speaking/activist tour
—”FIJA: Getting It Going”- a how-to manual for FIJA activists

The FIJActivist, Summer 1991, Number 8
—Jury Rights Day
—”On Becoming a ‘Jury Nullification Man'”
—state news
—”Jurors: Think Twice If You Speak a Second Language”
—”Juries: The Great American Myth”
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—Letters to FIJA

The FIJActivist, Spring 1991, Number 7
—”Dixianne Hawks: Brave Lady on the Front Lines”
—FIJA proclaims first Jury Rights Day
—state news
—”Stacking the Jury in Georgia”
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—letters from state legislators
—Letters to FIJA
—”Dealing with ‘Fear of FIJA'”
—reports from Larry Dodge’s speaking/activist tour

The FIJActivist, Winter 1991, Special Conference Issue
—reports from the Bill of Jury Rights Conference and afterward
—BJR Conference Speakers
—”Toward a Bill of Jury Rights”
—Letters to FIJA
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—”Lorianne Horner: Lobbying 101″
—”Toward Maximum Sustainable FIJActivism”

The FIJActivist, Spring 1990, Number 3
—”Groups Seek Fully Informed Juries in 22 States”
—”New Hope for Freedom: Fully Informed Jurors”
—FIJA’s selected quotations
—news clippings on FIJA and jury nullification
—Text: Fully Informed Jury Amendment
—”Answering the Hard Questions”
—”The Price of ‘Safe Government'”

Newsletters to Be Reorganized

NOTICE: Permission to copy and distribute each of the documents listed and linked herein is granted, provided that each document is reproduced without modification, with the exception that the name and contact information of the organization distributing the material may be added where applicable to the "Your Jury Rights: True or False?" brochure or the "A Primer for Prospective Jurors" brochure. Any other exceptions must be approved the by FIJA National office.

No permission is granted to modify these documents, publish unattributed excerpts, or to print, publish, or distribute any other material containing the FIJA imprint. For all other material of any nature, you must have been granted permission BEFORE publishing or distributing any such material either in hard copy or in electronic format. Please make your request to the Fully Informed Jury Association at aji@fija.org or by postal mail to FIJA; P.O. Box 5570; Helena, MT 59864.

Please review the FIJA document(s) on distributing FIJA literature prior to engaging in outreach and/or educational efforts using FIJA materials. FIJA is not responsible for any actions of anyone distributing or using FIJA literature.

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  2013, Spring/Summer Newsletter, Vol. 25, Issue 2-3
» 1.2 MiB - 713 hits - September 26, 2013
Your Right and Duty to Acquit, Celebrate Jury Rights Day, Denial of Trial by Jury As a Cause of the American Revolution, The Power of Twelve, Case Updates

  2013, Winter Newsletter, Vol. 25, Issue 1
» 2.4 MiB - 1,852 hits - March 20, 2013
Prosecution as Persecution, Firearm Protection, Slavery Nullification, Misinformed Jury

  2012 Summer Newsletter, Vol. 24, Issue 2
» 8.1 MiB - 1,830 hits - November 6, 2012
Jury Rights Day, NH and AK Proclamations, Larry Dodge, New Hampshire Bill language

  2011-2012 Winter/Spring Newsletter, Vol. 23, Issue 4 and Vol. 24, Issue 1
» 1.8 MiB - 1,853 hits - May 4, 2012
Jury Justice in Early Montana, The Jury Box, Jury Statute Not Violated by Protester

  2011 Fall Newsletter, Vol. 23, Issue 3
» 3.0 MiB - 2,006 hits - October 11, 2011
2011 Jury Rights Day, No Jury Protection Allowed, Juror Independance and Unanimous Juries, The Jury Box

  2011 Summer Newsletter, Vol. 23, Issue 2
» 1.0 MiB - 428 hits - June 14, 2011
Guerrilla Jurors by Doig and Rhodes, Prosecutors Lie, Contempt of Cop not Crime, Activism, Grand Jury, New Film, FIJA networking

  2011 Spring Newsletter, Vol. 23, Issue 1
» 805.1 KiB - 329 hits - June 14, 2011
ACLU Case, Activism, SCOTUS on Jury selection, Grand Jury by Roots, Flyers and letters

  2010 Winter Newsletter, Vol. 22, Issue 4
» 553.0 KiB - 377 hits - February 8, 2011
Activism, FIJA on the Internet, Doig Essay, Role of Juror

  2010 Fall Newsletter, Vol. 22, Issue 3
» 594.2 KiB - 342 hits - December 20, 2010
Wolfe Essay, Nullification

  2010 Summer Newsletter, Vol. 22, Issue 2
» 2.6 MiB - 444 hits - November 9, 2010
Proclamations, Oath Keeper Juror by Doig, Turney, FIJA Saved My Life, Verdict According to Conscience, Activism

  2010 Spring Newsletter, Vol. 22, Issue 1
» 462.7 KiB - 487 hits - July 14, 2010
Jury Stacking, Tribute, Activism, Jurors

  1990 Newsletter, Number 3-A
» 3.0 MiB - 459 hits - May 6, 2010

  1990 Newsletter, Number 3-B
» 3.1 MiB - 415 hits - May 6, 2010

  1991 Newsletter, Number 6
» 4.3 MiB - 407 hits - May 6, 2010

  1991 Newsletter, Number 7
» 5.4 MiB - 427 hits - May 6, 2010

  1991 Newsletter, Number 8
» 6.4 MiB - 412 hits - May 6, 2010

  1991 Newsletter, Number 9
» 8.0 MiB - 434 hits - May 6, 2010

  1991 Newsletter, Special Outreach Issue
» 3.8 MiB - 439 hits - May 6, 2010

  1992 Newsletter, Number 10
» 11.1 MiB - 574 hits - May 6, 2010

  1992 Newsletter, Number 11
» 8.2 MiB - 369 hits - May 6, 2010

  1992 Newsletter, Number 12
» 11.3 MiB - 604 hits - May 6, 2010

  1993 Newsletter, Number 13
» 11.9 MiB - 606 hits - May 6, 2010

  1994 Newsletter, Number 14
» 11.1 MiB - 554 hits - May 6, 2010

  1994 Newsletter, Number 15
» 11.5 MiB - 676 hits - May 6, 2010

  1994 Newsletter, Number 16
» 9.0 MiB - 594 hits - May 6, 2010

  1994 Newsletter, Number 17
» 10.2 MiB - 666 hits - May 6, 2010

  1995 Newsletter, Number 18
» 14.0 MiB - 642 hits - May 6, 2010

  1995 Newsletter, Number 19
» 9.0 MiB - 484 hits - May 6, 2010

  1995 Newsletter, Number 20
» 9.8 MiB - 485 hits - May 6, 2010

  1996 Newsletter, Volume 8, Issue 1
» 6.9 MiB - 439 hits - May 6, 2010

  1996 Newsletter, Volume 8, Issue 2.5
» 6.5 MiB - 418 hits - May 6, 2010

  1996 Newsletter, Volume 9, Issue 2
» 6.3 MiB - 615 hits - May 6, 2010

  1991 Spring newsletter, Volume 9, Issue 1
» 8.5 MiB - 396 hits - May 6, 2010

  1998 Winter Newsletter, Volume 9, Issue 4
» 9.4 MiB - 615 hits - May 6, 2010

  1997 Summer and Fall Newsletter, Volume 9, Issues 2 and 3
» 9.8 MiB - 627 hits - May 6, 2010

  1998 Spring and Summer Newsletter, Volume 10, Issues 1 and 2
» 9.4 MiB - 402 hits - May 6, 2010

  1999 Fall and Winter Newsletter, Volume 10, Issues 3 and 4
» 8.9 MiB - 416 hits - May 6, 2010

  1999 Spring Newsletter, Volume 11, Issue 1
» 6.8 MiB - 456 hits - May 6, 2010

  1999 Summer and Fall Newsletter, Volume 11, Issues 2 and 3
» 9.6 MiB - 625 hits - May 6, 2010

  2000 Winter Newsletter, Volume 11, Issue 4
» 8.3 MiB - 537 hits - May 6, 2010

  2000 Summer and Fall Newsletter, Volume 12, Issues 2 and 3
» 7.0 MiB - 476 hits - May 6, 2010

  2001 Spring Newsletter, Volume 13, Issue 1
» 5.5 MiB - 431 hits - May 6, 2010

  2001 Summer Newsletter, Volume 13, Issue 2
» 5.7 MiB - 560 hits - May 6, 2010

  2001 Fall Newsletter, Volume 13, Issue 3
» 5.6 MiB - 570 hits - May 6, 2010

  2002 Winter Newsletter, Volume 13, Issue 4
» 4.4 MiB - 625 hits - May 6, 2010

  2002 Spring Newsletter, Volume 14, Number 1
» 629.6 KiB - 429 hits - May 6, 2010

  2002 Summer Newsletter, Volume 14, Number 2
» 651.8 KiB - 510 hits - May 6, 2010

  2009 Fall and 2010 Winter Newsletter
» 3.3 MiB - 2,172 hits - April 7, 2010
Volume 21, Issues 3 and 4 (Fall 2009 and Winter 2010) - Grand Jury Accounts, Activism, Free Speech, video project

  2009 Summer Newsletter, Vol. 21, Issue 2
» 2.1 MiB - 654 hits - November 11, 2009
Proclamations, Fellows article, Activism

  2009 Winter Newsletter, Vol. 20, Issue 4
» 351.1 KiB - 631 hits - June 8, 2009
Strategies, Grand Jury, Activism



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