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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 08 May 2014

-Norm Pattis: One Trial Is Enough

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In criminal cases where a jury unanimously finds the defendant is Not Guilty, the process is over with the government having no right to appeal the acquittal. But when juries are split, it is a different matter. Whether the Not Guilty vote is maintained by a lone, holdout juror, or whether the majority voted for […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 08 Nov 2013

-Jury Nullification Should Be Arguable Directly to Jury

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Criminal defense and civil rights lawyer Norm Pattis argues that jury nullification is an important defense that ought to be allowed openly, especially in cases in which people are being prosecuted for telling the truth. He compares modern day whistleblower Ed Snowden with John Peter Zenger who was prosecuted in colonial New York for publishing […]

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