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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 13 Apr 2014

-Jury Nullification Can Veto Prison Profiteering

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An article in the Republic Report comments on the curious nature of lobbying being done by for-profit prison interests that profit from captive labor forced to work FAR below market wages. Are Prison Labor Companies Lobbying to Keep Prisoners in Jail for Nonviolent Offenses? In recent months, a broad, cross-ideological coalition has pressed forward to […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 06 Dec 2013

-Private Prisons Drive Need for Jurors to Understand Jury Nullification

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What is driving the high rate of incarceration, which is largely populated with non-violent offenders who have committed victimless offenses but have harmed nobody? For-profit incarceration. In fact, some states are contractually obligated to provide a certain quota of prisoners to private prisons, regardless of the actual crime rates. What?!? Private Prisons Suing States for […]

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