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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 25 Mar 2014

-Our Criminal Justice System Has Become a Crime

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In this editorial, Glenn Harlan Reynolds argues in USA Today that there is little justice in our so-called “justice” system, with the jury trials that are so common on television and in the movies being the exception in real life and abusive overcharging in order to coerce people into plea bargains being the rule. Our […]

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Function of Juries | 09 Nov 2013

-Anderson Case Illustrates for Jurors Bias in the Courtroom

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Jurors should understand the case of disgraced former Williamson County, Texas district attorney Ken Anderson as a telling illustration of how the legal system is tilted in favor of prosecution. Ken Anderson to serve 10 days in jail Former Williamson County district attorney Ken Anderson will serve 10 days in jail and give up his […]

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Media Releases | 14 Mar 2013

-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Prosecutors Coerce Defendants to Forfeit Right to Trial by Jury

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March 14, 2013 Prosecutors Coerce Defendants to Forfeit Right to Trial by Jury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (406) 442-7800; aji@fija.org Helena, MT—Elliot R. Peters, attorney for the late Internet activist Aaron Swartz, alleges prosecutorial misconduct by Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Heyman in a letter submitted to the Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility. Among […]

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