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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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Function of Juries | 07 Mar 2013

-Rand Paul’s Filibuster Attempt to Hold Obama and Holder to Jury Protection of Human Rights

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C. Jeffrey Small wrote yesterday about Rand Paul’s filibuster attempt to force President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to uphold the Constitution which they have sworn to defend—including its provisions for due process and trial by jury. Subject: Action Alert Earlier today, Rand Paul, the Republican Senator from KY, began a filibuster of the […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 06 Feb 2013

-Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime

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In this recent paper, Glenn Harlan Reynolds discusses the detrimental consequences to individuals’ right to due process of overcriminalization and prosecutorial abuse facilitated by prosecutorial immunity. Ham Sandwich Nation: Due Process When Everything is a Crime Given the vast web of legislation and regulation that exists today, virtually any American is at risk of prosecution […]

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