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Function of Juries &Jurors Doing Justice &Jury Nullification | 01 Apr 2015

-Georgia Judge Informs Jury of Mandatory Sentence

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Fulton County Superior Court Judge Wendy Shoob recently took the all too uncommon but highly commendable step of informing jurors of the mandatory minimum punishment she would be forced to impose on the defendant if they convicted him of armed robbery. In this case, the defendant was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of life in […]

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Function of Juries &Jury Nullification | 28 May 2014

-Mandatory Minimums Eviscerate Right to Trial by Jury

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FIJA does not support or oppose any legislative proposal, political candidate, or political party. We present this information for educational purposes only. Thanks to Families for Mandatory Minimums sharing this article, which details a Pennsylvania proposal by a current Pennsylvania legislator, who is also an ex-prosecutor, that would redistribute even more power from juries into […]

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