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Jury Nullification &Jury Rights Day | 29 Aug 2013

-New Hampshire Governor Proclaims September 5 Jury Appreciation Day

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Many thanks to FIJA New Hampshire State Contact and activist Dick Marple for securing the below proclamation from New Hampshire Governor Maggie Wood Hassan declaring September 5 to be Jury Appreciation Day. He has gotten many such proclamations over the years, but this one is particularly notable because through the hard work of activists such […]

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FIJA in the News &Jury Nullification | 25 Sep 2012

Lawyers: ‘Nullify’ to be common refrain in criminal court cases

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Lawyers: ‘Nullify’ to be common refrain in criminal court cases Criminal defense attorneys predict New Hampshire jurors routinely will be told they have the right to find someone innocent even if the state proves its case because New Hampshire has passed what appears to be the nation’s first “jury nullification” law. Earlier this month, a […]

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Jury Rights Day | 02 Sep 2012

New Hampshire Governor Lynch and Jury Nullification

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NEWS RELEASE – from http://www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/forum.cgi?read=251292 Governor Lynch has, for several years, recognized the Honor due all citizens who have served as jurors, by his Proclamation celebrating September 5, 2012 as “Jury Appreciation Day”. This annual national event commemorates the trial of William Penn. His jurors refused to convict him even though he had violated the […]

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