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FIJA in the News | 04 Feb 2011

Judge’s order bans FIJA educational activities, sparking free-speech debate

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Judge Perry’s unconstitutional administrative order is having exactly the opposite effect of his intent. Rather than stopping jurors from learning about their authority when serving on juries, FIJA’s message has been picked up by yet another local media source, The Orlando Sentinel: Judge’s order bans jury pamphlets, sparking free-speech debate A passage with discussion by […]

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Media Releases | 04 Feb 2011

For Immediate Release: Confusion in the Courts, Justice from Jurors

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4 February 2011 For Immediate Release 357 words ********** Confusion in the Courts, Justice from Jurors Conflicting interpretations of laws confuse people. Uninformed, undereducated judges who do not understand the law should resign rather than issue unlawful orders. During the past year, the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) has conducted a peaceful, orderly educational campaign […]

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FIJActivist | 04 Feb 2011

FIJA Letter Questions Florida Judge, Atty General, Governor Over Unlawful Order

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On Thursday, 3 February 2011, FIJA sent on FIJA letterhead via United States Postal Service certified mail, the following questions to Florida Judge Blevin Perry, Jr., to Florida Governor Rick Scott, and to Attorney General Pam Bondi:Questions for Florida Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr., Governor Rick Scott, and Attorney General Pam Bondi (pdf) The letter, […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 04 Feb 2011

Freedom Friday: FIJA Response on WFTV to Judge Perry’s Unlawful Order

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This week’s Freedom Friday video features FIJA Florida representative James Cox on Orlando’s WFTV news discussing the unlawful order issued by Judge Blevin Perry, Jr. a few days ago stifling freedom of speech. According to the news report, Judge Perry says that our outreach efforts in the area have been effective! Please post the following […]

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Interviews | 03 Feb 2011

WFTV Interview with Florida FIJA representative James Cox

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Tonight Florida FIJA representative James Cox will be in Orlando, Florida doing an interview with Channel 9 News (WFTV) about this unconstitutional administrative order governing expressive conduct toward summoned jurors in Orange and Osceola counties. If you wish to attend please contact James at 727.386.9192.

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FIJActivist &Volunteer | 03 Feb 2011

***Please Distribute in Florida and Nationally***

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As we announced yesterday, a Florida judge has issued an unlawful order in violation of free speech rights in an attempt to prevent jurors from learning about their rights and responsibilities in delivering justice when serving on a jury. We ask that ALL FIJA educational outreach efforts for Florida be put on hold while we […]

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FIJActivist &Volunteer | 03 Feb 2011

On Rushing to the Barricades…

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On Rushing to the Barricades … On the matter of the reactive federal judge in Florida, and his silly order… Dear Impatient FIJA Friends, Bless you for your courage, for your impatience, and for your decent sense of outrage. Please think a moment about how much we might gain, and how easily we could lose […]

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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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FIJActivist | 10 Dec 2010

FIJA Activism in Orlando, FL

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Julian Heicklan joins James Cox in Orlando, FL for some FIJA activism.  Great work everyone!  We love seeing people spreading the word about FIJA and jury nullification. From James Cox: Today I met with Julian Heicklan to start his FIJA activism tour in Florida. The weather here in Florida today was cold, but the sun […]

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FIJA in the News &FIJActivist | 17 Nov 2010

Activists encourage jurors to take a stand

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It seems to be an altruistic endeavor: Rally the populace to make informed and conscientious decisions when serving as a juror. But James Cox, campaign manager for the Fully Informed Jury Association, said he was threatened with arrest outside the Broward County Courthouse; received a citation from Homeland Security while handing out literature in front […]

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