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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 21 Jan 2011

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Update 4/18/2011: The video linked below has been made private by the owner but you can still find out what you can do as a juror by clicking the links in the post below. In this week’s Freedom Friday video, Cindy Franklin discusses how to get on a jury. This approximately 5 minute video includes […]

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

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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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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 07 Jan 2011

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We kick off 2011 with our first Freedom Friday video of the year featuring a poetic reminder from poet Taylor Mali about speaking with conviction. Keep in mind this year as you are educating your family, friends, or neighbors about the power of the jury, to speak with the confidence of your convictions. Typography from […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 24 Dec 2010

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features a recipient of one of FIJA’s pamphlets discussing the usefulness of its content. The video was taken as a part of our current campaign in Florida. For more information on activism in Florida and to coordinate your efforts with others in the area, you can visit the Florida FIJA […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 05 Nov 2010

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This week we present the trailer for Conviction, a recently released feature length film based on the true story of Kenny Waters who served 18 years in prison for murder he didn’t commit before DNA testing proved his innocence. His sister, Betty Anne Waters, put herself through college and law school in order to help […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 29 Oct 2010

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This week we present the trailer for The Independent Jury, a feature length film in development and being produced by Declaration Pictures, LLC. When a drug possession trial goes into deliberations in Houston, Texas, one sympathetic juror fights to prevent an almost certain conviction of an AIDS patient for using medical marijuana, because she believes […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 22 Oct 2010

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In this week’s featured video, laskerfan12 explains how we can use our authority as jurors to stand up for our neighbors who are exercising their Second Amendment rights. This is a great video by which to educate your family and friends who are supporters of gun rights. We invite you to take a moment during […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 15 Oct 2010

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It is each and every juror’s right and responsibility to render a verdict according to his or her conscience. This right has been used powerfully through history by jurors who have refused to convict their neighbors when they have broken unjust laws. In this week’s featured video, Maine Freedom Watchdogs explain how we, as jurors, […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 17 Sep 2010

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Are you or is someone you know outside of the United States? Jury nullification is a powerful tool around the world. This week’s Freedom Friday video features a brief two-and-a-half minute clip from British television series Rumpole of the Bailey. This short excerpt is a great reminder that it is not only a juror’s right, […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 10 Sep 2010

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features a roughly ten minute discussion regarding the ultimate arbiter of the Constitution: the jury. 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. If you would like to […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 03 Sep 2010

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This Sunday, 5 September, is Jury Rights Day. This week’s Freedom Friday videos feature a quick look at some past Jury Rights Day outreach efforts. We encourage you to record your Jury Rights Day events and post them so that your message continues on well into the future and far beyond your locale. If you […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 27 Aug 2010

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Take a look at this week’s Freedom Friday video for a creative idea for catching people’s attention on Jury Rights Day or any other day you are conducting educational outreach: 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 […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 20 Aug 2010

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features Bob Bird asking the question, “If criminals are read their rights, why are jurors not?” He refers to the Citizens Rule Book which can be ordered from FIJA in our Media Catalog. We invite you to take a moment during your lunch break today to distribute the link to […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 30 Jul 2010

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features tyranny buster Mike Benoit asking, “Do you want to get out of jury duty or do you want to help a fellow citizen escape the tyranny of government?” We suggest the latter. In Mike’s video, you will find out how you can do that. We invite you to take […]

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Freedom Friday &Jury Nullification &Lunch Break for Liberty | 25 Jun 2010

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features Maine Freedom Watchdogs making the case that jury nullification was intended by the United States’ founders as the people’s final check on the other branches of government. We invite you to take a moment during your lunch break today to distribute the link to this blog post to your […]

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