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FIJA in the News &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 23 Mar 2016

-Felony Charge Dropped, Misdemeanor Still in Play

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We have mixed news this morning from the Mecosta County Courthouse, where Keith Wood was illegally arrested and falsely charged in November with one false felony count of obstruction of justice and one false misdemeanor count of jury tampering for sharing FIJA’s Your Jury Rights: True or False? brochure. This morning the court held a […]

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Function of Juries &Jurors Doing Justice | 19 Jan 2015

-Jury Finds Open Carry Advocate Not Guilty

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We start the week off with good news from Detroit, Michigan, where a jury has found an open carry advocate Not Guilty of carrying a concealed weapon due to wearing a coat that police found too puffy, a felony charge that could have put him in prison for five years over an entirely victimless allegation. […]

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Jury Nullification &Missive of the Month | 16 Aug 2013

-MISSIVE OF THE MONTH: Michigan Should Follow New Hampshire on Jury Nullification

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In a Letter to the Editor of The Daily Mining Gazette, Larry Korpi urges Michigan to follow New Hampshire’s lead on jury nullification law. Michigan should follow N.H. Michigan, like the other states, holds justice in contempt by court. But not in the “live free or die” state, in New Hampshire, who passed a law […]

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FIJA Calendar | 22 Jul 2011

FIJA Michigan Coordinator to Speak Before Jackson County Tea Party

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Press Release: FIJA Michigan Coordinator to be guest speaker at Jackson County Tea Party on Monday, July 25th, 2011. From: Mark A. Hiselman Michigan Coordinator Fully Informed Jury Association 2231 Manchester Rd Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Tel: +1.734.973.0925 Cell: +1.734.657.5439 www.fija.org/aie653l Mark A. Hiselman from the Fully Informed Jury Association of Michigan of Michigan (www.fija.org/aie653l) […]

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Function of Juries | 04 Jul 2011

Michigan Pilot Jury Program

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Rose Lear brings us news of a pilot jury program in Michigan: Jurors discuss Springer trial, decision – Part of Michigan Pilot Jury Program The ability of jurors to question witnesses is part of a pilot program in Michigan that’s been under way since 2008. Under the experimental program, the 14-member Springer jury receives copies […]

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