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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification &Media Releases | 30 Nov 2015

—FIJA Files Amicus Brief in Kleinman Case in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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FIJA Files Amicus Brief in Kleinman Case in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kirsten C. Tynan Executive Director (406) 442-7800 aji@fija.org Roger I. Roots, J.D., Ph.D. FIJA Advisory Board Member (406) 224-3105 rogerroots@msn.com Helena, MT—The Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) has filed an amicus curiae brief in the case of United […]

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Jurors Doing Justice &Sixth Amendment | 26 May 2011

9th Circuit Panel Rules Juror Can’t Be Discharged Due to His Views on the Merits of a Case

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Eugene Volokh reports on a recent Ninth Circuit ruling in the case of Williams v. Cavazos in which a juror, who was reluctant to convict, was dismissed in the middle of deliberations: Dismissing a Holdout Juror in the Middle of Deliberations Because “His Mind Is Bent . . . Against the Prosecution” Volokh quotes from […]

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