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Jury Nullification | 25 Oct 2012

Shall one attempt to get out of jury duty, or to get on jury duty, and why?

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An interesting discussion has begun here: https://fija.org/forums/index.php?topic=1838.msg2898#new Please read and comment.  What is your take?  Get on the jury and protect a neighbor, or get out of jury duty because you consider it slavery, and leave the person fend without your ethical certainty?

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FIJA in the News &Function of Juries | 25 Oct 2012

Don’t like marijuana – or other – laws? Change them.

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By JEFF EDELSTEIN But make no mistake: I don’t like the Man. Don’t want to be the Man, either. Not only do I hate being told what to do, I equally hate telling others what to do. I’d be an anarchist, except that just seems too messy. I guess I’m a Libertarian, but an arch […]

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Jury Nullification | 20 Oct 2012

NJ “Weedman” Found Not Guilty in Jury Nullification Victory

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By JG Vibes With few options left for people to protect themselves from the ever growing police state, an old and long forgotten aspect of constitutional law is making a huge comeback, and becoming very popular in cases where people are facing jail time for nonviolent offenses. This reemerging defense is the act of jury nullification, which […]

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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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FIJA in the News &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 10 Oct 2012

The Only ‘Civic Duty’ Worth Your Time

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As elections approach, Joel Poindexter argues that jury duty is the only ‘civic duty’ worth the time it takes. As a juror, your VOTE is your VETO! The Only ‘Civic Duty’ Worth Your Time Most people I know do their best to get out of jury duty, but it’s something I actually look forward to, […]

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FIJA in the News | 04 Oct 2012

Memorial for FIJA Co-Founder Dr. Larry Dodge

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For those of you in Montana or nearby, we want to let you know that there will be a memorial this weekend for FIJA co-founder Larry Dodge, who passed away this summer. Dr. Lawrence Burnham Dodge Friends and family will gather for Larry’s memorial on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Helmville Community […]

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Jury Rights Day | 02 Oct 2012

Fairbanks, Alaska Jury Rights Day 2012 Activism

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Thanks to FIJA State Contact Frank Turney for another eventful Jury Rights Day in 2012. We are happy to share with you some photos from his sidewalk outreach in front of the Rabinowitz Courthouse in Fairbanks, Alaska, plus the Jury Rights Day proclamation he obtained, signed by Fairbanks, Alaska Mayor Jerry Cleworth.       […]

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FIJA in the News &Jury Nullification | 02 Oct 2012

Top Secret: You Can Nullify The Drug War

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The following article, by Abel Tomlinson, was published in The Free Weekly in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on 27 September 2012. One note: jury nullification is explicitly acknowledged the Constitutions of 24 states, with the Constitutions of Georgia (Article I, Section 1), Indiana (Article 1, Section 19), Maryland (Declaration of Rights, Article 23, and Oregon (Article 1, […]

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eBulletin | 18 Jul 2012

RIP Lawrence Burnham Dodge 1942-2012

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Larry Dodge, who co-founded FIJA with Don Doig in 1989, escaped on Tuesday, 17 July 2012, from the police state he spent much of his adult life trying to put back into its box. A staunch libertarian and defender of the Common Law and free markets, Larry lived his life according to his conscience. His […]

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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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Jury Nullification | 03 Jan 2012

New Iowa FIJA Newsletter

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The FIJA group in Iowa has produced a new newsletter. Check it out here.

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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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Jury Nullification | 26 Jul 2011

Perry’s “Free Speech” Zones Unconstitutional

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Judge Belvin Perry’s Free Speech Zones Unconstitutional (YouTube video) Man Found Guilty Of Violating Anthony Free Speech Zones An Orange County man who believes jurors can ignore laws they disagree with was sentenced to jail time for his efforts to spread the word about his beliefs. Judge Belvin Perry found Mark Schmidter guilty of contempt […]

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FIJA in the News | 07 Jul 2011

FIJA Correction to Erroneous Orlando Sentinel Article

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An article appeared in the Orlando Sentinel this week which erroneously states that an individual who was arrested for allegedly violating a court order is affiliated with FIJA. Newspaper staff have been contacted by telephone requesting a correction in the article, but despite repeated follow-up notices of the error, the Orlando Sentinel has (as of […]

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Jury Nullification | 29 Apr 2011

New FIJA Brochure – Fresh Air for Justice

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FIJA’s new Fresh Air brochure has been inaugurated to rave reviews and enthusiastic orders. Share it by ordering from the Media Catalog, share it via email with your friends by sending the PDF you can find in the Library, or print you own from that PDF. Share it around! We hope you are enjoying the […]

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