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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 08 Jul 2014

-Jury Nullification Can Protect against Unjust Sentencing

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Jurors have the right and the power to conscientiously acquit through jury nullification for any reason they believe will deliver a just verdict. Sometimes they do this because they think the offense should not be illegal, but there are also other reasons they may feel moved to acquit even though a law has technically been […]

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Function of Juries | 10 Feb 2014

-Prosecutor Chummy with Government Chemist Who Tampered with Evidence

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There is no shortage of evidence that prosecutors are not looking for the truth, but rather for the convictions they depend on for career advancement. This article about a massive evidence-tampering scandal uncovered last year at the Hinton Lab in Jamaica Plain in Massachusetts reveals one prosecutor’s chummy relationship with the government chemist who delivered […]

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FIJA in the News | 02 Mar 2011

ACLU Challenges Courthouse Ban on Protected Speech

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For Release, March 2, 2011 CONTACT: ACLU of Florida Media Office, (786) 363-2737 or media@aclufl.org Daytona Beach – The ACLU of Florida today filed a legal challenge to an Administrative Order entered by Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. of the Ninth Judicial Circuit. The Order bans protected speech on the Orange County and Osceola County […]

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