Frequently Asked Questions
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Juries and Jury Nullification
- What is jury nullification?
- Is jury nullification legal?
- Why would a juror want to nullify?
- How do I use jury nullification to conscientiously acquit?
- If I conscientiously acquit, can I legally be punished?
- What are some examples of jury nullification?
- Should I bring up jury nullification with my fellow jurors?
- The jury instructions say or the judge said that jury nullification is invalid. Is that true?
- Must the jury agree on a verdict?
- What happens if there is a hung jury?
Jury Nullification and Other Jury Issues in Capital Cases
- What does jury nullification refer to in capital cases?