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Jury Nullification | 14 May 2013

-Rich Paul Plans Appeal in Jury Nullification Case

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Free Keene has posted a letter from recently convicted marijuana activist Rich Paul sent from jail. In the letter, he discusses his plans for an appeal based in part on the instructions against jury nullification given by the judge to the jury. Rich Paul needs your help with his appeal My spirits remain high, despite […]

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FIJA in the News &Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 13 May 2013

-FIJA (Fully Informed Jury Association) and Juror Rights

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Louis R. Jasikoff and John DiLiberto of the Wilkes-Barre Independent Gazette recently delivered a letter to Luzerne County, Pennsylvania judges inquiring into their views on jury nullification. The letter reads, in part: FIJA (Fully Informed Jury Association) and Juror Rights Our question to each of you is simple and straight to the point. Where do […]

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Jury Nullification | 19 Sep 2012

Jury Clears NH Man of Felony Pot Charge

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Nearly a week after the fact, the New Hampshire Union Leader is finally reporting on last week’s jury nullification in Doug Darrell’s case: Jury clears NH man of felony pot charge A Belknap County Superior Court jury cleared a Barnstead resident of a felony drug charge last week, siding with a defense lawyer who encouraged […]

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FIJA in the News | 17 Nov 2011

Letter: Are jurors aware of this power?

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Big thank you to Neal Weeks whose letter to the editor was published in today’s Naples Daily News in Naples, FL, complete with a link to FIJA’s website so readers can easily find more information! Letter: Are jurors aware of this power?, by Neal Weeks After years of dissatisfaction of our court system and wondering […]

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FIJA in the News &Jury Rights Day &Volunteer | 13 Sep 2011

FIJA Activists Celebrate Jury Rights Day by Marching in Labor Day Parade

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East Moline’s Labor Day Parade was a fun filled day for many folks on Monday, September the 5th. Members of a local Ron Paul meetup and the local Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) in Illinois teamed up together to educate the large crowds that gathered together to watch East Moline’s Labor Day parade. Although Labor […]

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Jury Rights Day &Volunteer | 08 Sep 2011

Juror Education in Celebration of Jury Rights Day at Ravalli County Fair

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In celebration of Jury Rights Day, David and Leona Merrick and other Montana volunteers hosted a FIJA outreach table at the Ravalli County Fair. The fair, which has been held annually for more than a century, took place in Hamilton, Montana from 31 August through 3 September 2011. Drawing approximately 20,000 people, the Ravalli County […]

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Jury Nullification &Jury Rights Day | 07 Sep 2011

Freedom by Jury

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A Jury Rights Day editorial, written by Richard Schwartzman: Freedom by Jury We should be celebrating September 5 with at least as much exuberance and respect as we celebrate July 4 or Thanksgiving. It’s Jury Rights Day. Little is made of the date. Most people are completely unaware of its historic significance and have never […]

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Interviews &Jury Rights Day | 07 Sep 2011

FIJA Director Discusses Jury Rights Day, Northern Idaho Case

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FIJA Director Iloilo Jones be on AmericanNewsNet.com radio show, KHNC 1360AM, on Wednesday, September 7, from 4-6 PM Mountain time. The call-in number is 877-254-7524. She will be talking about Jury Rights Day and the growing need for informed jurors across the nation as government employees and politicians stray further away from the Constitution and […]

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Jury Rights Day | 05 Sep 2011

Jury Rights Day Proclamation in New Hampshire

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Today, 5 September, is Jury Rights Day! Dick Marple, FIJA State Contact for New Hampshire, sends us this proclamation from New Hampshire Governor John H. Lynch, declaring today Jury Appreciation Day in the State of New Hampshire: We will be featuring news of more Jury Rights Day celebrations and outreach as reports come in. To […]

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FIJActivist &Jury Rights Day | 17 Aug 2011

Submit a Jury Rights Day Editorial or Letter to the Editor

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Another easy way to celebrate Jury Rights Day and help spread FIJA’s message is to submit a guest editorial or letter to the editor to your local newspaper, to websites you read, and so on, or publish it yourself on your own blog. Visit our online Library for reference materials such as quotes on jury […]

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Jury Rights Day | 10 Aug 2011

Post a Jury Rights Day Graphic on Your Website

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How will YOU be celebrating Jury Rights Day? Here’s something simple you can do RIGHT NOW to help celebrate Jury Rights Day and get the word out about the juror’s authority and responsibility in delivering justice. Add one of our Jury Rights Day graphics to your website and link back to our site. Be sure […]

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Jury Rights Day | 09 Aug 2011

Celebrate Jury Rights Day with Educational Postcards

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Jury Rights Day falls on 5 September in commemoration of the William Penn case in 1670 which firmly established protection for the jury, and firmly established the right of the jurors to refuse to accept bad government laws. FIJA Activists across the country will be conducting educational outreach on this day to help raise awareness […]

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Freedom Friday &Lunch Break for Liberty | 13 May 2011

Freedom Friday- Lunch Break for Liberty

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This week’s Freedom Friday features a very short cartoon explaining the history and power of jury nullification. Please take a few minutes today to pass this along to family and friends! If you would like to recommend a jury-related video for Freedom Friday, let us know in the FIJA forum or by sending an e-mail […]

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Contests &Freedom Friday | 18 Mar 2011

Freedom Friday- Justice Through Jurors Video Contest

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Most Fridays we bring you a jury-related video to share with friends and family, but this week we’re mixing it up a bit. The Fully Informed Jury Association invites you to participate in our jury rights video contest in conjunction with Jury Rights Day 2011. We’re asking you to make a video to help get […]

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FIJA in the News | 07 Feb 2011

TechDirt Reports on Florida Ban on Educational Outreach

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As I’m posting this, the following article is third from the top on TechDirt’s home page. Even more people are learning about jury nullification! Judge Bans Handing (Factual) Pamphlets To Jurors; Raising First Amendment Issues Apparently, there’s a group called the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA) — which seems like a pretty good idea. Why […]

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