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Jury Nullification | 07 Apr 2011

Thoughts on the Actions of a Public Servant

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Pursuant to the ACLU’s filing to show cause why the Administrative Order issued by Belvin Perry should not be overturned, Perry’s office has filed the response (click here to download and read) which follows my comments. I am sure that everyone else has already noticed that there is a further attempt to demonize jury nullification […]

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Jurors Doing Justice &Jury Nullification | 26 Mar 2011

Yakima jury acquits medical marijuana grower

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Another jury just said no to bad laws and unjust prosecution for a peaceful activity: Yakima jury acquits medical marijuana grower It took a superior court jury in Yakima just 25 minutes Thursday to acquit a man accused of having too many plants at a medical marijuana dispensary. Man Acquitted in Medicinal Marijuana Case A […]

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FIJA Calendar &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 20 Mar 2011

Seattle-Cannabis Resource Center, Monthly Lecture Series: Jury Nullification

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Cannabis Resource Center, Monthly Lecture Series Topic: Jury Nullification Wednesday, 23 March 2011 at 7:00pm Cannabis Resource Center 1714 1st Avenue South Seattle, Washington 98134 Kirsten Tynan, of the Fully Informed Jury Association, discusses jury nullification, the power by which everyday Americans can end the war against cannabis.

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Jury Nullification | 16 Feb 2011

Judge Napolitano Scolds Florida Judge for Free Speech Violations

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Judge Andrew Napolitano scolded Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. on national television this week for his unlawful order violating the free exercise of speech by the Fully Informed Jury Association. Watch the clip here: Judge Perry’s unlawful order can be found here (pdf). FIJA’s letter to the judge, as well as Florida’s governor and attorney general, […]

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Function of Juries &Jurors Doing Justice &Jury Nullification | 10 Feb 2011

Jurors Say NO to Abusive Prosecution and Pledge Their Jury Pay to Defendant

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Jurors so upset about case brought against 19-year-old that they will give the defendant their jury pay Jurors are so convinced that a Cleveland teen should not have been charged with assaulting another teen that they’ve gone beyond acquitting him. A few are writing angry letters to police and intend to donate their jury pay […]

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FIJA in the News &FIJActivist &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 02 Feb 2011

Florida Judge Bans Free Speech and Justice

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Very late last night, the FIJA office got word that our ongoing educational outreach campaign in Florida has gotten a judge’s attention. From James Cox: Hello Ilo, On my way to talk to the students at USF today, I received a phone call from Anthony Colarossi, Senior Reporter at the Orlando Sentinel. Mr. Colarossi started […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 24 Jan 2011

Letter to the Editor Regarding New Hampshire HB 146

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Although FIJA takes no position on legislation, we do track any legislation related to juries, whether the legislation is suspension of trial by jury blamed on budget cuts, or bills introduced in any legislative body. The following is a letter regarding New Hampshire’s HB 146 which was published in the Concord Monitor: Legislation would empower […]

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Jurors Doing Justice &Jury Nullification | 22 Jan 2011

Jurors Unanimously Say NO to Abuse of Laws to Harass Phil Mocek

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For those who are not familiar with the case of State of New Mexico v. Phillip Mocek: What is this case about? Phil Mocek was arrested by Albuquerque police at a TSA checkpoint at the Albuquerque International Sunport on November 15, 2009. He had a valid ticket on Southwest Airlines (”You are now free to […]

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FIJA in the News &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 20 Jan 2011

Talking Points Memo on Montana Jury Rights Bill

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Although FIJA takes no position on legislation, we do track any legislation related to juries, whether the legislation is suspension of trial by jury blamed on budget cuts, or bills introduced in any legislative body. This Talking Points Memo is related to a bill being introduced in the Montana legislature.  The memo was sent to […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 17 Jan 2011

HB146 (2011) Relative to the right of jury nullification.

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Although FIJA takes no position on legislation, we do track any legislation related to juries, whether the legislation is suspension of trial by jury blamed on budget cuts, or bills introduced in any legislative body. This bill was brought to our attention by one of our FIJA Contacts in New Hampshire, Dick Marple. HB146 (2011) […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 17 Jan 2011

You Can Be a Martin Luther King Juror

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One may well ask: “How can you advocate breaking some laws and obeying others?” The answer lies in the fact that there are two types of laws: just and unjust. I would be the first to advocate obeying just laws. One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 14 Jan 2011

Freedom Friday: Lunch Break for Liberty

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In this week’s Freedom Friday video, FIJA Director Iloilo Jones discusses the right and responsibility of jurors to consult their consciences in rendering a verdict. We invite you to take a moment during your lunch break today to distribute the link to this blog post to your friends and family via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, etc. […]

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FIJA Calendar &Interviews &Jury Nullification | 11 Jan 2011

Ilo Jones Interview on America News Network KHNC 1360AM

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Wednesday, 12 January 2011 4-6 PM Mountain Time America News Network KHNC 1360AM THE LION Johnstown, CO or Listen Live On-line Call-in number: 877-254-7524 Ilo Jones will be talking with Randy Yarborough live on America News Network KHNC 1360 AM from Colorado. Listen in to learn more about the tradition of the juror’s authority and […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 04 Jan 2011

Roger Roots Documents the Destruction of Law

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The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure: One of the Most Evil Books in Print by Roger Roots I recently obtained the latest edition of West’s Criminal Code and Rules, the book containing the rules you need to know if you are ever accused of a federal criminal offense. The book is updated every year, and […]

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FIJA in the News &Function of Juries &Jurors Doing Justice &Jury Nullification | 02 Jan 2011

Missoula District Court: Pot case ‘mutiny’ leaves ripples for other drug cases

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Missoula District Court: Pot case ‘mutiny’ leaves ripples for other drug cases But what happened so publicly in Missoula has been going on quietly in black communities for years, according to Paul Butler, a former federal prosecutor who is a professor and associate dean at Georgetown University’s School of Law. “It happens all of the […]

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